Woman Rescued from Redwood Avenue Fire

Redwood Avenue Fire
Firefighters tend to a fire at 533 Redwood Avenue on Wednesday, January 9, 2013. (STAN MILOSEVIC / CHRISD.CA)

A woman was rescued from the second floor of a burning home on Redwood Avenue Wednesday night.

The fire broke out in the 500 block at about 8:30 p.m.

Winnipeg police closed Redwood between Powers Street and McGregor Street in both directions while firefighters fought the blaze. Transit was also rerouted.

Damage is estimated at $135,000 and the cause is considered suspicious.

— Staff