WINNIPEG — Five people are in hospital following an early morning fire that ravaged a West End home.
The blaze at 785 Home Street engulfed the residence shortly after 5 a.m. near Wellington Avenue. Crews were able to get a handle on the flames by about 6 a.m.
Three people were taken to hospital in stable condition, while a woman was transported in critical condition. A man was also taken to hospital in unstable condition.
Firefighters were able to rescue two dogs and a cat from the residence.
The cause of the fire is under investigation and no damage estimate has yet been provided.