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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…

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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…

Apartment Fire on Sterling Lyon Parkway

WINNIPEG - Residents evacuated as WInnipeg Firefighters extinguished an apartment fire Saturday morning around 10:40AM. When crews arrived at a 4-storey apartment building in the 700 block of Sterling Lyon Parkway, they encountered heavy smoke in the building. The building’s sprinkler system was working. Firefighters launched an offensive attack, declaring the fire under control at…

Two Alarm Structure Fire Closes Pembina Hwy

WINNIPEG –Part of Pembina is closed due to a structure fire that started just after midnight on Saturday the Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service responded to reports of a fire in a 15-storey building on Pembina Highway. The fire warranted a second alarm thus increasing the number of trucks and crew members on the scene, due…

Semi Truck and Trailer Catch Fire on Oak Point Highway

WINNIPEG - Fire crews responded to an early morning blaze in a semi truck and trailer in the 100 block of Oak Point Highway. Crews arrived on the scene just after 4:00 A.M. where they encountered smoke and flames coming from the vehicle. They launched an offensive attack, declaring the fire under control at 4:27…

Two Manitoba Avenue Homes Suffer Significant Damage In Early Morning Fire

WINNIPEG - Two homes suffered significant damage after an early morning fire on Manitoba Avenue. Fire crews responded to the blaze at around 1:36 A. M. and found flames coming from the back of the one story home. The fire also extended to the one and a half storey home next door which was vacant.…

Firefighter Injured in Early Morning Blaze

WINNIPEG - A firefighter was injured today in an early morning fire in a commercial building on Henry Avenue. Crews responded to the blaze just before 6:00 A.M. and found heavy smoke coming from the three-storey building. They launched an offensive attack and the fire was under control at 6:51 A.M. Crews completed a search…

WFPS Investigate Fire in Vacant Home on Pritchard Avenue

WINNIPEG - Fire crews responded to a fire in a vacant two-storey house on Pritchard Avenue early this morning. The fire took over an hour to get under control and one fire-fighter was injured. He was assessed by paramedics on scene but did not require transport to the hospital. Crews searched the interior of the…

Firefighters Battle Three Overnight Fires

WINNIPEG - Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Services responded to a series of fires last night including a multiple vehicles fire outside of a commercial structure that is under investigation. WFPS arrived at the Commercial structure on Dufferin Avenue at about 1:18 A.M. to find a number of vehicles on fire. It was quickly contained and there…

Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service Fight Seven Fires in One Night

WINNIPEG - Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service responded to seven separate fires last night, all within an hour and a half of each other. The first call came in at 2:58 a.m. reporting a fire in the rear of the 500 block of Furby Street. Crews responded and extinguished a rubbish fire. Then at 3:08 a.m.,…

Evicted Woman Sets Apartment on Fire

WINNIPEG - A 30 year-old woman caused $50,000 in structural damage after she set fire to an apartment building that she had been recently evicted from. Emergency personnel responded to the fire just before 10:00 PM. on July 8 and evacuated the building. Fortunately, there were no injuries. Police found the suspect, 30 year-old Talia…

UPDATE - Super 8 Carbon Monoxide Leak Sends 46 Patients to Hospital

UPDATE - The City of Winnipeg has issued the following release regarding the carbon monoxide leak at the Super 8 on Portage Avenue. At 10:19 a.m. the Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service responded to an automatic alarm indicating carbon monoxide gas in a hotel in the 3700 block of Portage Avenue. Once on scene, crews detected…

Police Investigating Death of Man who Perished in Suspicious Fire

WINNIPEG - Police are investigating a suspicious death after a fire in a home on Manitoba Avenue took the life of a man in his 60's. Police and Fire Paramedic personnel responded to a fire on Manitoba Avenue on June 1 at about 10:50 PM. When they arrived, they encountered heavy flames and smoke inside…

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