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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…

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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…

Residents Relocated After Winnipeg Fire

WINNIPEG - A house fire early Sunday morning near Euclid and Jarvis in Winnipeg is under investigation. No one was injured but 11 residents of the multi-family unit who self-evacuated had to be relocated. Fire crews were able to extinguish the blaze in the two and a half storey home in about half an hour.…

Fire At Winnipeg School

WINNIPEG - Crews spent Tuesday evening fighting a fire at a Transcona school. They got the call to Westview School on Hoka Street at about 5 p.m. and by 7 p.m., the blaze was under control. It's believed the fire was accidental and started during renovations. There's no damage estimate yet but damage is said…

Warehouse Fire In Winnipeg

WINNIPEG - The cause of a warehouse fire on Higgins Avenue on Monday morning is under investigation. Crews had a hard time getting to the building to fight the flames because of deep snow that had to be cleared first. No one was hurt and there's no damage estimate yet. Higgins between Sutherland Avenue and…

2 Hurt In 3 Winnipeg Fires

WINNIPEG - Two firefighters were hurt while battling three blazes in Winnipeg on Wednesday. One of the injured required treatment at hospital. Extreme cold made fighting the fires on Portage Avenue, Pritchard Avenue and Logan Avenue even more difficult than usual. The biggest fire was the one at Portage and Langside Street in the downtown…

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