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2 APARTMENT FIRES

WINNIPEG - Firefighters were called to two different apartment buildings last night. The first call came in around seven o'clock to the 300 block of Cumberland Avenue where clothes in a dryer caught on fire. Before that situation was wrapped up, crews headed for the 200 block of Goulet Street. The fire there was caused…

4 HOUSE FIRES

WINNIPEG - Crews have been busy battling four house fires since late last night. The first happened just before 11:30 last night in the 600 block of Agnes Street. It was followed by blazes on Alfred Avenue, Disraeli Street and Harbison Avenue. No one was hurt and there are no damage estimates yet but we…

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2 APARTMENT FIRES

WINNIPEG - Firefighters were called to two different apartment buildings last night. The first call came in around seven o'clock to the 300 block of Cumberland Avenue where clothes in a dryer caught on fire. Before that situation was wrapped up, crews headed for the 200 block of Goulet Street. The fire there was caused…

4 HOUSE FIRES

WINNIPEG - Crews have been busy battling four house fires since late last night. The first happened just before 11:30 last night in the 600 block of Agnes Street. It was followed by blazes on Alfred Avenue, Disraeli Street and Harbison Avenue. No one was hurt and there are no damage estimates yet but we…

NEW EQUIPMENT USED ON GRASS FIRE

WINNIPEG - Firefighters battled a grass fire last night near Fermor Avenue and Plessis Road. Grass littered with railway debris burned for a couple hours. New wildland fire apparatus was used to bring the flames under control and protect nearby businesses and structures. No one was hurt. It's believed the blaze was started by a…

2 EARLY MORNING FIRES

WINNIPEG - A busy early morning began for firefighters on Provencher Boulevard just after 2:30 when they were called to a commercial building in the 100 block. No one was hurt but it looks like the cause was an electrical malfunction. No damage estimate yet. Then, shortly after that blaze was under control, just before…

WAREHOUSE FIRE

WINNIPEG - No one was injured in an early morning warehouse fire on Charles Street near Sutherland Avenue. The blaze was spotted by Air 1, the city police helicopter. When crews arrived, the flames were too advanced to allow firefighters into the building so it became a defensive attack with aerial ladders. The chopper and…

SARGENT APARTMENT FIRE

Two people were taken to hospital early this morning after a four storey apartment block caught fire in the first block of Sargent Avenue. One was is critical condition, the other was stable. Ladder crews also rescued another person from a third floor window. Two Winnipeg Transit buses were brought in to shelter residents who…

Fire on Sutherland Avenue

WINNIPEG - The Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service responded to a fire in a multi-family residence on Sutherland Avenue. When crews arrived around 4:28 p.m. on Sunday they encountered smoke coming from the building. Crews launched an offensive attack, declaring the fire under control at 4:44 p.m. No injuries were reported. The cause of the fire…

Fire Crews Battle Motel Fire on Pembina Highway

WINNIPEG - Fire crews are on scene at a motel fire in the 1800 block of Pembina Highway that started around 6:00 this morning. Some occupants of the motel self-evacuated and the remaining individuals were evacuated by WFPS crews. No injuries were reported. Crews located and brought one cat to safety. A second cat remains…

Two-Story House Fire on Pritchard Avenue in Winnipeg

WINNIPEG - WInnipeg Firefighters battle a blaze at a two-story home on Pritchard Avenue . Officials said that just after 11:00 p.m. on Wednesday, Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service responded to a fire in a two-storey home in the 300 block of Pritchard Avenue. When crews arrived smoke and flames were coming from the home. All…

No Injuries in Charleswood Fire

WINNIPEG – Winnipeg Firefighters responded quickly to limit damage to a two-storey fourplex in the City. Saturday around 2:45 p.m., the Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service responded to the two-storey fourplex Westgrove Way. Crews found smoke coming from one of the units and had the fire under control within an hour. All residents of the complex…

Cat & Dog Saved from House Fire on Bowman Ave.

WINNIPEG – Winnipeg Firefighters battled a fire in a one-and-a-half storey, single-family home on Bowman Avenue. The cause of the fire is under investigation. No damage estimates are available, but initial reports indicate the home sustained damage from fire, smoke, and water.. Officials said all occupants were out of the home before the crew arrival.…

Alfred Avenue Home Heavily Damaged by Fire

WINNIPEG - A home on Alfred Avenue suffered extensive damage after a fire early this morning. Fire crews responded to the blaze in the vacant home at around 2:30 AM. When they arrived they found heavy smoke and flames coming from the home. The homes on either side were temporarily evacuated as a precaution and…

Christmas Day Fire on Furby Street

WINNIPEG - Winnipeg Firefighters battled a fire Christmas Day on Furby Street. At approximately 8:24 PM on Wednesday, December 25, Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service responded to a fire in a three-storey multi-family building in the 400 block of Furby Street. When crews arrived they encountered flames and smoke coming from the building. Firefighters acted quickly…

Crews Battle Apartment Fire on Agnes Street

WINNIPEG - In the early hours of Boxing Day Winnipeg Fire Crews were battling a fire at an Apartment complex on Agnes Street. At 2:21 AM on December 26, Firefighters responded to a three-storey apartment complex in the 500 block of Agnes Street. Crews entered the building to fight the fire, but due to deteriorating…

Early Morning Fire on Pritchard Avenue

WINNIPEG - Early Christmas Eve morning Winnipeg Firefighters were called to a fire on Pritchard that lasted over three hours. Tuesday, December 24 around 12:30AM a fire broke out in a three-storey home in the 200 block of Pritchard Avenue. When fire crews arrived, heavy smoke was coming from the home. Crews battled the fire…

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