Little Grand Rapids First Nation residents return home after wildfire smoke evacuations

Residents from Little Grand Rapids First Nation are returning home after being evacuated due to wildfire smoke in the area over the weekend.More than 105 Priority One residents were moved to Winnipeg on Sunday, staying in hotels since their arrival.Priority...

More than 20 displaced in unusually busy weekend for Winnipeg firefighters

As many as 24 residents have been displaced after crews battled half a dozen Winnipeg fires in what the chief calls a busier than normal weekend.Two homes, an apartment complex, a fast-food restaurant, fitness centre and a car all went...

Many Winnipeggers don’t have fire evacuation plans until it’s too late, says Fire Chief

If your home was on fire, would you know how to get out quickly?After five local fires in the past 72 hours, Fire Chief Mark Reshaur says not enough people have evacuation plans for their own homes.“An awful lot of...

Gas leak triggers evacuation of some downtown Winnipeg buildings

February 7 2019 2:56pm A gas leak forced the evacuation of some downtown Winnipeg buildings Thursday. ' }); } else { var rel_id = svp.releaseInfo.contentId+""; if( typeof gnca_social_share_collection[rel_id] != "object" ) { var resp = jQuery.parseJSON( jQuery.ajax({ url: "/gnca-ajax/videoshare-links/{\"id\":\"" +...

Families devastated by fire on Manitoba Avenue

January 4 2019 5:41pm A total of four houses, and 14 people were evacuated early Friday as Winnipeg fire crews battled a blaze that caused significant damage. ' }); } else { var rel_id = svp.releaseInfo.contentId+""; if( typeof gnca_social_share_collection[rel_id] !=...

Images from Monday’s asphalt fire in east Winnipeg

October 22 2018 6:32pm Submitted images and video show the toxic smoke rising over the RM of Springfield as fire crews work to control the situation. ' }); } else { var rel_id = svp.releaseInfo.contentId+""; if( typeof gnca_social_share_collection[rel_id] != "object"...