Early morning apartment fire in St. Vital sends person to hospital – Winnipeg | The Canadian News

One person was taken to the hospital and another was treated by paramedics following an early morning fire at an apartment building in the St. Vital area of ​​Winnipeg on Monday.

Crews went to a seven-story building in the 0-100 block of Arden Avenue at 6:47 a.m. after an automatic alarm was activated.

Firefighters quickly determined the smoke was coming from a third-floor suite and had the fire under control by 7:08 a.m. M.

Some people had been evacuated when crews arrived, the city said in a press release. Two people were evaluated and treated by paramedics and one was taken to the hospital in stable condition. No other injuries were reported.

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The city’s Emergency Social Services were also called in to help several tenants find a temporary place to stay.

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The fire is reported to have been contained in a single unit. No damage estimates are available.

Emerson Avenue Fire

Meanwhile, no injuries were reported following a fire at a bungalow in the River East area.

The city says crews responded to calls about a fire in the building in the 400 block of Emerson Avenue at 10:38 p.m. Sunday.

Firefighters noticed light smoke rising from the house and opened a part of the building to find the fire inside the building cavity.

It was declared under control at 11:08 pm.

The people who lived there were evacuated before the crews arrived.

The cause of both fires is now under investigation.

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