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Air 1 Crew Spots West End Fire: Police

December 8, 2021 12:24 PM | News


Winnipeg Police Air 1

Air 1, the Winnipeg Police Service helicopter (HANDOUT / FILE)

WINNIPEG — Officers aboard the Air 1 police helicopter spotted a fire in the city’s West End early Wednesday and notified firefighters.

Air 1 was in operation when the crew spotted a structure fire in the 800 block of Clifton Street.

Several explosions were seen coming from the garage at the rear of the single-family residence.

Police say numerous homes were evacuated nearby as a precaution.

The explosions were determined to be related to a vehicle fire in the garage. No injuries were reported.