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Fire On Furby In Winnipeg

WINNIPEG - Firefighters put out a blaze on Furby Street early this morning. Crews were called to an apartment building just before four o’clock. The flames were extinguished within an hour. A Winnipeg Transit bus was brought in for residents who were forced from their homes. Temporary housing was found for five people. The cause…

Another Homeless Encampment Fire In Winnipeg

WINNIPEG - There's been another fire at a Winnipeg Homeless encampment, the second in just over a week. Firefighters responded to the scene on Higgins Street at about 8:20 on Monday morning. Despite heavy smoke and flames and damage to some temporary structures, no one was injured. There was also minor damage to the exterior…

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Fire On Furby In Winnipeg

WINNIPEG - Firefighters put out a blaze on Furby Street early this morning. Crews were called to an apartment building just before four o’clock. The flames were extinguished within an hour. A Winnipeg Transit bus was brought in for residents who were forced from their homes. Temporary housing was found for five people. The cause…

Another Homeless Encampment Fire In Winnipeg

WINNIPEG - There's been another fire at a Winnipeg Homeless encampment, the second in just over a week. Firefighters responded to the scene on Higgins Street at about 8:20 on Monday morning. Despite heavy smoke and flames and damage to some temporary structures, no one was injured. There was also minor damage to the exterior…

Deadly Winnipeg House Fire

WINNIPEG - A man is dead and a woman was treated for smoke inhalation after a house fire on Logan Avenue early Sunday morning. Police spotted the blaze in the 700 block of Logan and officers went into the home with a K9 unit before firefighters arrived. They rescued the 69 year old woman but…

1 Rescued From House Fire In Winnipeg

WINNIPEG - Firefighters carried a person to safety from a burning home in Winnipeg on the weekend. Two people had already escaped the blaze when crews arrived at the scene on Pritchard Avenue early Sunday morning but bystanders reported one person still trapped in the house. The person was located by firefighters, carried outside to…

Winnipeg Fire Leaves 5 Homeless

WINNIPEG - Firefighters have saved five people from a house fire on Stella Avenue in Winnipeg on Tuesday. Crews were called to the three storey home at about 8:30 a.m. The five residents were trapped by fire and smoke on an upper floor but a ladder was used to get them to safety. All of…

Winnipeg Firefighter injured

WINNIPEG - A firefighter was injured in a garage fire in Winnipeg on Sunday. The flames spread from the garage to a vacant house and then a vehicle on Sherbrook Street north of Portage Avenue. The firefighter was taken to hospital in stable condition. There was also a fire on Saturday at an apartment building…

Weekend Fire At Winnipeg Apartment Building

WINNIPEG - A man was taken to hospital in stable condition after a fire on Sunday at a River Heights apartment building. Crews were called to the two storey building on Renfrew Street just north of Academy Road at about 10 a.m. The injured man was a passerby who went in looking for people in…

Cigarette Causes Winnipeg House Fire

WINNIPEG - A house fire on Maryland Street in Winnipeg on Friday was likely caused by a cigarette. Firefighters declared the blaze under control in about 15 minutes. No one was injured and there's no damage estimate yet. There was also a fire on Magnus Avenue on Thursday. It began in a garage behind a…

Pet Dies In Winnipeg Fire

WINNIPEG - Firefighters pulled two pets from a weekend house fire. Crews were called to the home in the 800 block of Laxdal Road in Charleswood just after 7 a.m. on Saturday. The blaze was declared under control after about two hours. The lone resident who escaped the flames on their own was reunited with…

3 Firefighters Injured In Winnipeg House Fire

WINNIPEG - Three firefighters were injured in a house fire on Tuesday morning in the 300 block of College Avenue in Winnipeg. One of them was unstable when transported to hospital, while the other two were taken in stable condition. The blaze spread to a neighbouring property which was also evacuated. As well, crews cleared…

Busy Weekend For Winnipeg Fires

WINNIPEG - The Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service dealt with multiple fires on the weekend. Early Sunday morning, police helicopter AIR1 called in a house fire in the 200 block of Pritchard Avenue. There were no occupants so no one was injured. Damage was significant but there's no estimate yet. The cause is under investigation. There…

Vacant Building Fire In Winnipeg

WINNIPEG - An early morning fire at a vacant two storey apartment building in Winnipeg is under investigation. Crews were called to the blaze just before 2:30 a.m. on Saturday in the 100 block of Mayfair Avenue. It took over an hour to bring the flames under control. No one was hurt and there's no…

Winnipeg Firefighter Sent To Hospital

WINNIPEG - A firefighter was to hospital in stable condition after being hurt battling a house fire in Winnipeg. Crews were forced to use aerial ladders because it was unsafe to go inside the home in the 400 block of Arlington Street. It took over two hours to extinguish the flames. There's no damage estimate…

Winnipeg Hotel Fire

WINNIPEG - 15 people have been moved to temporary accommodations after a fire at a downtown hotel. Two cats were also rescued. A Winnipeg Transit bus was brought in to hold the residents while crews took about 20 minutes to extinguished the blaze in the 700 block of Main Street. Officials say the hotel’s sprinkler…

Winnipeg House Fire Sends 1 To Hospital

Winnipeg, MB – Crews were called to a house fire in Winnipeg early Sunday morning in the 1500 block of Bannatyne Avenue. One person was rescued from the burning home and transported to hospital in stable condition. There was also a cat at the scene which Animal Services dealt with. The blaze was extinguished by…

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