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Two House Fires Keep Winnipeg Fire Crews Busy Tuesday


Wednesday, May 3, 2023 - The Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service (WFPS) were busy Tuesday battling two seperate fries.


The first came at At 4:38 p.m. when WFPS members responded to a call about a fire in a one-and-a-half storey house on Flora Avenue.


Upon arrival on scene, crews found smoke coming from the house. They entered and fought the fire from inside the house. The fire was declared extinguished at 5:25 p.m.


All occupants of the house safely self-evacuated prior to the arrival of crews. No injuries were reported.


The cause of the fire is under investigation. Damage estimates are not available at this time.


The second fire occurred just before 7 p.m. were called to a fire in a two-storey house on Yale Avenue West.


When crews arrived on scene, they found heavy smoke and flames coming from the house, with fire extending to the neighbouring two-storey house. Crews initially fought the fire from the exterior of the homes. Once additional crews arrived, they were able to enter the homes to fight the fires. The fires in both homes were declared under control by 7:45 p.m.

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