Homes Damaged in Victor Street Fires

By David Klassen

Victor Street Fire
Three homes were badly damaged by fire in the 700 block of Victor Street on Saturday, January 5, 2013. (STAN MILOSEVIC / CHRISD.CA)

Several homes were damaged by fire early Saturday in the 700 block of Victor Street.

Winnipeg police say a fire started in the garage of one of the homes, quickly spreading to neighbouring structures on both sides.

Damage to the three homes is estimated at $400,000. No one was injured.

A short time later, a fire broke out in an apartment building in the same block of Victor Street. Several people were taken to hospital in stable condition.

Damage is estimated at $30,000.

Both fires are being treated as suspicious and police continue to investigate.


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