By David Klassen
WINNIPEG — Fire tore through a St. Vital business on Sunday, snarling traffic in all directions.
The fire broke out at around 11 a.m. at Elderado Trading, located at 449 St. Mary’s Road.
Thick smoke could be seen billowing out of the building. Photos on social media showed smoke from as far away on the Red River Mutual Trail downtown.
Area streets were blocked for at least six blocks. Police were redirecting traffic around Carriere Avenue.
There is no word on a cause for the fire, and no injuries were reported. Fire crews expected to remain on scene for much of Sunday afternoon.
Damage is estimated to exceed $1 million.