Several people displaced following afternoon fire in the Burrows neighbourhood

Several people have been displaced following a Saturday afternoon fire in the Burrows neighbourhood of Winnipeg.

Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service was called to a home in the 800 block of Alfred Avenue around 12:10 p.m.

Firefighters arrived to find flames and smoke coming from the home. The blaze was under control about 17 minutes later.

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Those inside made out before crews arrived with no injuries.

A cat was found in the home a little later but did not survive despite resuscitation efforts.

Social services is working to find shelter for the displaced people.

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The cause is unknown at this time and no estimates were given regarding damage.

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