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Winnipeg Firefighters Battle North End Warehouse Blaze

April 17, 2020 8:46 AM | News

Charles Street Warehouse Fire

Winnipeg firefighters work to put out a blaze at a warehouse on Charles Street early Friday, April 17, 2020. (UNITED FIREFIGHTERS OF WINNIPEG / TWITTER)

Charles Street Warehouse Fire

An aerial view as firefighters work at the scene of the Charles Street warehouse fire early Friday. (WFPS / HANDOUT)

Winnipeg firefighters were working to put out hot spots on a warehouse fire Friday morning in the city’s North End.

The blaze in the 0-100 block of Charles Street near Sutherland Avenue broke out just before 2 a.m.

Multiple units responded to the scene, including a ladder truck, shortly after the Winnipeg police Air 1 helicopter reported the fire.

Crews are expected to remain on scene into the day. Residents are asked to avoid the area while crews complete their work.

The cause of the fire is under investigation. No damage estimates are available.

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