Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service responded to a fire in a three-storey apartment building in the 600 block of William Avenue at 2:20 am Saturday morning, July 31, 2021.
When firefighters arrived on the scene smoke and flames were coming from a third floor window on the side of the building. An offensive attack was launched with the fire declared under control at 2:48 am.
A search of the building was made to ensure everyone inside had safely evacuated.
One firefighter was assessed on the scene but did not require hospitalization.
Winnipeg’s Emergency Social Services team was deployed to help eight residents find alternate accommodations until their suites were safe to return to. The other occupants in the building were able to return to their suites once firefighters had completed their work.
The cause of the fire is under investigation.
© News4.ca 2021