Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service responds to fire on Sargent Avenue
Released: 9:33 a.m.
Winnipeg, MB – At 4:26 a.m. on May 23, 2021, the Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service responded to reports of a fire in a three-storey apartment block in the 700 block of Sargent Avenue.
Upon arrival on scene, crews found smoke in the building and launched an offensive attack. The fire was declared under control at 4:40 a.m.
Occupants of the building safely self-evacuated. No injuries were reported.
Damage was contained to a single apartment suite. The majority of occupants were able to return to their suites once crews completed their work on scene.
The cause of the fire is under investigation. Damage estimates are not available at this time.
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