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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,…

House Fire On Jamison In Winnipeg

WINNIPEG - The cleanup continues after a house fire on Jamison Avenue in Winnipeg last night. Crews were called to the 200 block of Jamison just before 10:30 where a two story home was burning. The flames were brought under control within half an hour. No one was hurt, there's no damage estimate yet and…

Winnipeg Firefighter Hurt In Main Street Blaze

WINNIPEG - A firefighter was injured while battling a blaze on Main Street on Sunday morning. Paramedics treated him on the scene and then sent him to hospital in stable condition. Crews were called to a commercial building in the 800 block of Main just before 8 a.m. A number of people were evacuated from…

11-Year-Old Saves Winnipeg Family in Fire

WINNIPEG - A Winnipeg couple is thankful to be alive and is calling their 11-year-old boy a hero after he alerted them to a fire that destroyed their home. Grayson Hunt, who is on the autism spectrum, tends to wake up early — between 5:30 and 6:30 — but one morning routine was especially unusual.…

Winnipeggers Twice Flee Fire, Gas Leak

WINNIPEG - The Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service says residents on Salter St. had to be evacuated twice yesterday after a fire destroyed a home and a contractor hired to demolish it ruptured its gas line. The one-and-a-half-storey building between Redwood and Manitoba Avenues caught fire Sunday morning, and firefighters encountered thick flames and smoke. Crews…

Deadly Winnipeg Fire

WINNIPEG - The Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service says crews found the body of one person following a recent morning blaze in the Spence neighbourhood. Firefighters responded to a home on Young St. between Ellice and Sargent Avenues and encountered smoke pouring out of the bungalow. One resident had managed to escape the fire, and crews…

3 Sunday Fires In Winnipeg

WINNIPEG - Fire crews had a busy Sunday, as they battled three different blazes in 10 hours across Winnipeg. Just after midnight, a vacant home on Arlington Avenue caught fire. The same house was also the scene of a fire about a year ago. Then at about 2:30 yesterday morning, a three storey apartment building…

Weekend Fire Rescue In Winnipeg

WINNIPEG - A Sunday afternoon house fire on Alexander Avenue could have turned out much worse. One person was able to escape on their own but a second individual on the second floor was trapped by the flames. Neighbours grabbed a ladder and rescued them. Both were checked at the scene by paramedics and taken…

Winnipeg Fire Totals House, Neighbours Evacuated

WINNIPEG - The Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service is having a busy week after yet another dangerous fire caused serious damage. Shortly after midnight on Thursday, crews responded to a call about a fire at a two-storey house in the 400 block of Elgin Avenue. When personnel arrived at the scene, they encountered heavy flames and…

Winnipeg Fire Closed Main Street

WINNIPEG - An early morning fire forced the closure of Main Street. Traffic in both directions was shut down at Jarvis for a time. Crews were called to a large industrial building at Main and Jarvis at about 12:30. Three other buildings suffered damage. There were no injuries, and it's too soon for a possible…

Downtown Winnipeg Hotel Fire

WINNIPEG - The cause of an overnight fire at a downtown hotel is under investigation. The Marlborough Hotel was evacuated early this morning, as the Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service responded to an automatic alarm The hotel's sprinkler system was able to extinguish the blaze on the seventh floor. Fire crews dealt with hotspots when they…

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