Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service responds to a fire on Manitoba Avenue
Released: 5:50 p.m.
Winnipeg, MB – At 11:16 a.m. on Tuesday, September 7, 2021, the Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service (WFPS) responded to reports of a fire in duplex in the 900 block of Manitoba Avenue.
When crews arrived on scene, they encountered smoke coming from the house. An offensive attack was launched and the fire was declared under control at 12:19 p.m.
All occupants of the house self-evacuated prior to the arrival of crews. One individual was assessed by on-scene paramedics and transported to hospital in stable condition. No other injuries were reported.
The City of Winnipeg’s Emergency Social Services team was dispatched to the scene to assist displaced residents in finding alternate accommodations until the home is safe for re-occupancy.
The cause of the fire is under investigation. No damage estimates are available at this time.
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