Morning fires at tire plant, vacant house keep Winnipeg fire crews busy

Winnipeg firefighters were busy Friday morning tackling blazes at a Dublin Avenue tire recycling plant and a vacant home on Langside Street.Around 6:50 a.m., the Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service (WFPS) responded to an industrial fire at the tire plant, whey...

Busy Halloween for Winnipeg firefighters after four houses, silo goes up in flames

The Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service (WFPS) had a busy Halloween – responding to four house fires around the city and a burning silo in south Winnipeg.WFPS said the first call came in at 9:46 p.m. Thursday, from a one-storey house...

Firefighters battle nighttime blaze at North End industrial building

Posted October 21, 2019 1:13 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size -A Larger font Increase article font size A+ No one was hurt in a Sunday night blaze at a commercial industrial building on Charles Street. Winnipeg Fire Paramedic...

Runners not getting refunds after Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service half-marathon cancelled

A popular, long-running half-marathon set for this weekend has been cancelled over safety concerns following last weekend’s storm.The Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service Half Marathon — a fundraiser for the Heart and Stroke Foundation — had been scheduled for Sunday. Trending...

Fire Prevention Week

October 9 2019 12:51pm Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service discusses Fire Prevention Week events in Winnipeg, along with the importance of families planning and practising escape routes. ' }); } else { var rel_id = svp.releaseInfo.contentId+""; if( typeof gnca_social_share_collection[rel_id] != "object"...

Dryer blamed for Jessie Avenue house fire

Fire officials are blaming a dryer for a fire at a home in the McMillan neighbourhood Wednesday.Crews were called to the 600 block of Jessie Avenue around 8:25 p.m. where heavy smoke was seen coming a two-and-a-half storey home. Trending...

Cat saved in St. Anne’s Road house fire

Winnipeg fire crews extinguished a fire and saved a cat early Monday morning on St. Anne’s Road, south of the Perimeter Highway.The Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service (WFPS) was called to the incident just before 5:30 a.m., and found a one-and-a-half...

Suspicious fires on the rise in Winnipeg: WFPS

Winnipeg firefighters are reporting an uptick in suspicious fires in the city compared to last year.While the total number of fires in Winnipeg are down compared to 2018, suspicious blazes are up four per cent compared to the same time...

Selkirk Avenue homes evacuated as fire engulfs vacant house

Fire officials are investigating a blaze in the city’s north end.READ MORE: Pritchard Avenue home catches fire for third time in less than a yearCrews were called to a vacant two-story house in the 700 block of Selkirk Avenue, just...

Fire at Red River College likely caused by maintenance accident: WFPS

Firefighters are crediting some quick-thinking people at Red River College for helping to put out a blaze at the school’s Notre Dame campus.The fire, which started just before 11 a.m. Thursday, is believed to have originated in a building that...
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