Sprinkler leak at southeast apartment building displaces hundreds of residents

An early morning sprinkler leak in the community of Legacy sent hundreds of people into the street.

Emergency crews responded to an apartment building on Legacy Boulevard S.E. at around 4 a.m. Wednesday.

Upward of 400 residents were evacuated from the building.

Calgary Transit buses were deployed to provide shelter to the displaced.

The cause of the leak has not been confirmed and officials have not provided a potential timeline for reopening the building.

This is a developing story. It will be updated throughout the morning.

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