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2 Early Morning Fires

WINNIPEG - Two early morning fires are under investigation. The first, in a commercial building in the 1500 block of Regent Avenue West, came in about 2 a.m. Then, just as crews were finishing up there, firefighters were called to a home in the 400 block of Dumoulin Street. No damage estimates yet and no…

Fire On Simcoe, Again

WINNIPEG - Fire crews have been called to a vacant house fire on Simcoe Street for the second time in less than a week. This time, it was a two and a half storey home and once again, the flames were put out quickly. No one was hurt and the cause is under investigation.

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2 Early Morning Fires

WINNIPEG - Two early morning fires are under investigation. The first, in a commercial building in the 1500 block of Regent Avenue West, came in about 2 a.m. Then, just as crews were finishing up there, firefighters were called to a home in the 400 block of Dumoulin Street. No damage estimates yet and no…

Fire On Simcoe, Again

WINNIPEG - Fire crews have been called to a vacant house fire on Simcoe Street for the second time in less than a week. This time, it was a two and a half storey home and once again, the flames were put out quickly. No one was hurt and the cause is under investigation.

Fire Sends 5 to Hospital

WINNIPEG - Five people were taken to hospital after a Christmas Eve fire. Flames broke out in a two story home in the 1600 block of Magnus Avenue around 10:30 on Thursday night. Crews needed about an hour to bring the blaze under control. Four people got out safely on their own but one had…

2 Big Fires To Start Xmas Week

WINNIPEG - The Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service had a busy start to their week fighting two major fires, one of which impacted nine people. Crews responded to an early-morning report of a fire at a two-storey home on Redwood Ave between Salter and Andrews Streets. When they arrived, heavy smoke and flames appeared to have…

Chronic House Fires

WINNIPEG - The Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service has been very busy over the last several hours responding to two North End house fires. An empty two-storey house went up in flames this morning just before 2 - and this one had sustained fire damage before, just last month. Police officers in the area spotted the…

Walmart Fires

WINNIPEG - Police are reporting fires at Winnipeg Walmart stores last night. All three were deliberately set inside the Walmarts on Empress, Regent and McPhillips. The Major Crimes Unit is investigating. There's been speculation on social media that the fires might be connected to the company's recent policy requiring customers to wear face masks but…

2 Early Morning Fires

WINNIPEG - The WFPS responded to two fire early this morning. Both were called in about one o'clock. Damage to a vacant home in the 400 block of Elgin in extensive. The house was the scene of a previous fire about a month ago. A neighboring home was evacuated but no one was hurt. The…

7 Fires In 4 Days

WINNIPEG - Two fires early this morning makes it seven fires in just four days, according to the United Firefighters of Winnipeg. Crews were called to a vacant house in the 200 block of Pritchard Avenue about two o'clock this morning. No one was hurt. No damage estimate yet. The cause is under investigation. Then,…

Firefighter Hurt In Blaze

WINNIPEG - A firefighter has been hurt battling a blaze in Point Douglas. The firefighter suffered minor burns fighting the fire on Austin Street early this morning. A resident of the home also went to hospital. When crews arrived around two o'clock, the three story structure was fully involved with a person trapped on the…

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…

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