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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.…

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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…

Winnipeg Condos Burn To The Ground

WINNIPEG - Fire has destroyed a three storey condominium project that was under construction in East Kildonan. The Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service was called to Kimberley Avenue near London Street just after 3:30 on Monday afternoon. The flames also spread to two nearby apartment buildings and a parking garage. No one was hurt and the…

Winnipeg Fire Kills 4 Dogs

WINNIPEG - A house fire on Selkirk Avenue that killed four dogs also sent two people to hospital in unstable condition. Two cats were also saved from the flames. The Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service got the call at around 5:30 last night. Crews were able to extinguish the blaze on Selkirk near McPhillips Street in…

Weekend Apartment Fire In Winnipeg

WINNIPEG - There was a third floor apartment fire in an 18 storey building in Winnipeg on Sunday. Crews were called to Corydon Avenue just before 11 a.m. and they were able to put the flames out in about half an hour. Fire damage was limited to one suite but others were damaged by smoke…

Deadly Weekend Fire In Winnipeg

WINNIPEG - A garage fire on Redwood Avenue is under investigation. Crews were called out just before 9 a.m. on Sunday. The blaze was put out quickly but then a dead body was found inside the garage. No other details are available at this point.

Early Morning Fire On Selkirk

WINNIPEG - A vacant house on Selkirk Avenue in Winnipeg was gutted by fire at about 2 a.m. today. No was was hurt but a neighbouring home had to be evacuated because of water damage. The cause of the blaze is under investigation. Once again, the cold weather made fighting the fire difficult and left…

2 New Year's Eve Fires In Winnipeg

WINNIPEG - Crews are cleaning up and investigating after a pair of fires in Winnipeg last night. The first involved a three storey apartment building on Sherbrook at about 8 p.m. It's a total loss. A few hours later, a commercial building on Logan caught on fire. It was put out quickly. No one was…

Winnipeg Apartment Fire On Young Street

WINNIPEG - There was a fire at a two storey apartment building in Winnipeg On Tuesday. It happened in the 100 block of Young Street shortly after 9 a.m. Crews got the blaze under control in about half an hour. Occupants of the building were evacuated and kept warm on a Winnipeg Transit bus. No…

Commercial Fire On Burrows In Winnipeg

WINNIPEG - The Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service was called to a commercial blaze this morning. Just after 6 o'clock, crews responded to a single storey structure on fire in the 800 block of Burrows Avenue. They launched an offensive attack, despite smoke and flames, declaring things under control within half a hour. The building was…

4 Pets Die In Winnipeg House Fire

WINNIPEG - Two dogs and two cats are dead after a house fire in Winnipeg on Sunday. The home in the 200 block of Leila caught on fire at about 5 p.m. yesterday. All the people got out safely but not the family's pets. The cause of the blaze is under investigation. There was also…

Winnipeg Bus Shelter Fire Lit 'to Keep Warm'

WINNIPEG - The City of Winnipeg says nobody was injured by a fire that ripped through a downtown bus shelter that had been filled with bedding and debris amid snowy conditions as the number of homeless Winnipeggers continues to grow. The structure near the corner of Osborne St. and Broadway was extensively damaged Monday afternoon,…

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