A kitchen fire early Tuesday in Winnipeg’s West End sent one person to hospital in critical condition.
Emergency crews arrived on scene to a single-family home in the 900 block of Ashburn Street at around 2:15 a.m.
One person was able to safely escape, but another was located inside by firefighters upon their arrival. No other injuries were reported.
The fire was contained by around 2:40 a.m.
Officials say it appears to be accidental in nature and originated in the kitchen. No damage estimates are available.