Upcoming temporary closures: Corydon Avenue and Stafford Street

Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service responds to fire on Alfred Avenue

Released: 7:57 a.m.

Winnipeg, MB – At 1:17 a.m. on September 30, 2020, the Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service (WFPS) responded to reports of a fire in a vacant, two-storey house in the 300 block of Alfred Avenue.

When WFPS arrived on scene, crews encountered heavy smoke coming from the house. An offensive attack was launched and the fire was declared knocked down at 1:40 a.m.

Crews completed a search of the house and no occupants were found. No injuries were reported.

The cause of the fire remains under investigation. Damage estimates are not available at this time. The house did have damage from a previous fire earlier this month.


Upcoming temporary closures: Corydon Avenue and Stafford Street

Released: 1:31 p.m.

Winnipeg, MB – Two busy streets in the Grant Park area will close this weekend to accommodate road work.

Corydon Avenue

Westbound Corydon Avenue, from Stafford Street to Thurso St., will be closed to traffic from 6 a.m. on Friday, October 2 until 10 p.m. on Saturday, October 10 for road work.

Motorists are encouraged to use alternate routes such as Grant Avenue and Academy Road during this time.

Stafford Street

Stafford Street will be closed in both directions from Pembina Highway to Taylor Avenue from 1 p.m. on Saturday, October 3 until 10 a.m. on Monday, October 5. To accommodate the closure no turns will be allowed from eastbound and westbound Taylor or northbound Pembina onto Stafford

For Transit re-route and schedule information, visit winnipegtransit.com or contact 311.

For regular updates on City of Winnipeg lane closures and to view lane closures on an interactive map, please visit City of Winnipeg – Regional Lane Closures.

Download and use the Waze app for real-time traffic and incident updates.


Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service responds to fire on Union Avenue West

Released: 2:07 p.m.

Winnipeg, MB – At 10:03 a.m. on September 30, 2020, the Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service (WFPS) responded to reports of a fire in a vacant bungalow in the 200 block of Union Avenue West.

When WFPS arrived on scene, crews encountered smoke coming from the house. An offensive attack was launched and the fire was declared under control at 10:22 a.m.

Crews completed a search of the house and no occupants were found. No injuries were reported.

The cause of the fire remains under investigation, and no damage estimates are available at this time. The house did have damage from a previous fire last year.


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