Calgary fire crews forced all the residents of an apartment complex in Kensington out of the building after a car burst into flames in the parking lot.

Crews were called to the scene at 12 Street and Kensington Crescent N.W. at about 6 p.m.

The residents were told to get out as a precaution as firefighters extinguished the vehicle.

They were allowed back in once the fire was out and the all clear given by crews.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.

No one was injured in the fire.