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Kitchen Fire in West End Sends One Person to Hospital

Kitchen Fire in West End Sends One Person to Hospital

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(UFFW 867 / FILE)

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.

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Winnipeg Woman Charged in Severe Case of Animal Cruelty; 15 Dogs Rescued

Winnipeg Woman Charged in Severe Case of Animal Cruelty; 15 Dogs Rescued

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Leland Gordon, chief operating officer of the Animal Services Agency and Special Constable #148 (name withheld), appear during a news conference with “Hope” at Winnipeg police headquarters on Monday, January 14, 2019. (WPS / FACEBOOK)
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Animal care workers assess one of the dogs rescued from a Winnipeg home on January 4. (WPS / HANDOUT)

A Winnipeg woman is facing multiple animal cruelty charges after police found 15 dogs malnourished and in distress in a city home.

Police were responding to an unrelated call in the 700 block of Home Street on January 4 when they noticed a strong smell coming from the residence.

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Maryland Street Apartment Fire Leaves Tenants Displaced

Maryland Street Apartment Fire Leaves Tenants Displaced

FireWINNIPEG — More than 40 people were evacuated after an apartment fire in the 400 block of Maryland Street Monday morning.

Emergency crews arrived shortly before 6:30 a.m. and found the three-storey walk-up apartment complex engulfed in flames. Firefighters found one person still inside the building, who was transported to hospital in critical condition and later upgraded to stable.

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Two Sent to Hospital After Kitchen Fire in St. Boniface

Two Sent to Hospital After Kitchen Fire in St. Boniface

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(UFFW 867 / FILE)

WINNIPEG — Two people were sent to hospital Sunday night after a kitchen fire at a multi-family residence in St. Boniface.

Firefighters responded to 500 block of St. Jean Baptiste Street at around 6:25 p.m. and began an offensive attack on the complex. Flames were deemed under control shortly after 7 p.m.

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30 People Displaced After Ellice Avenue Apartment Fire

30 People Displaced After Ellice Avenue Apartment Fire

FirefighterWINNIPEG — Thirty people were evacuated early Sunday after a fire at an apartment complex in the 600 block of Ellice Avenue.

Crews arrived on scene just after 4 a.m. to find two people clinging to a ledge on the second floor of the three-storey building. Firefighters used ladders to quickly rescue the two, while other tenants were found to be self-evacuating outside of the front and rear doors.

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Bowman Avenue Blaze Forces Family’s Evacuation

Bowman Avenue Blaze Forces Family’s Evacuation

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(UFFW 867 / FILE)

WINNIPEG — Three people evacuated safely out of a burning home in the 200 block of Bowman Avenue late Monday night after a fire in the attic.

Winnipeg firefighters responded just after 11:30 a.m. and fought the fire defensively due to the conditions. Flames were under control by around 1 a.m.

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Winnipeg Plowing Residential Streets Starting Wednesday

Winnipeg Plowing Residential Streets Starting Wednesday

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A Winnipeg parking lot is cleared after a snowfall on November 29, 2018. (CHRISD.CA FILE)

WINNIPEG — City snow plows will begin tackling residential streets Wednesday after overnight snowfall dropped about 10 centimetres in many areas.

A residential parking ban is in effect as of 7 a.m. on Wednesday, January 9. Residents are urged to confirm their snow zone letter in order to determine when their residential street is scheduled for clearing.

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One Home Collapses, Two Others Heavily Damaged in Winnipeg Fire

One Home Collapses, Two Others Heavily Damaged in Winnipeg Fire

Manitoba Avenue Fire
Firefighters fought a blaze in the 900 block of Manitoba Avenue early Friday that levelled one home and left two others heavily damaged. (@CITYOFWINNIPEG / TWITTER)

Winnipeg firefighters worked to control an overnight blaze that began in one North End home and quickly spread to two other residences.

Crews arrived in the 900 block of Manitoba Avenue shortly after 2 a.m. Friday and began interior offensive attacks in two of the three homes. The third home, which was under construction, completely collapsed during the blaze. The two others suffered significant damage and both roofs collapsed due to fire in the attics.

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