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One Person Found Dead After Pembina Highway Motel Fire

One Person Found Dead After Pembina Highway Motel Fire

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One person was found dead Sunday and another injured after a fire at a motel in the 1800 block of Pembina Highway.

Firefighters responded to the two-storey Capri Motel at around 8:39 a.m. They had flames under control by just before 9 a.m.

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Investigation Reveals Careless Cooking Cause of Manitoba Triple-Fatal Fire

Investigation Reveals Careless Cooking Cause of Manitoba Triple-Fatal Fire

By The Canadian Press

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(THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck)

PLUMAS, Man. — Investigators have determined that careless cooking caused a mobile home fire in a small western Manitoba community that killed two adults and a toddler.

The office of Manitoba’s commissioner says its investigation into the Nov. 9 blaze in Plumas also found there were no working smoke detectors in the residence.

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Carman Church Fire Deemed Suspicious: RCMP

Carman Church Fire Deemed Suspicious: RCMP

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RCMP are investigating a suspicious fire at a Carman on Monday, November 4, 2019. (RCMP HANDOUT)

Manitoba RCMP are investigating suspicious fire at a church in Carman.

Emergency crews were called to the Carman church on 1st Street NW Monday morning and found a single room engulfed.

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West End Fire Sends Person to Hospital in Critical Condition

West End Fire Sends Person to Hospital in Critical Condition

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WINNIPEG — One person was taken to hospital in critical condition Tuesday night after a fire broke out in a bungalow in the 800 block of Sherburn Street.

Emergency crews arrived at around 9:17 p.m. and learned a person was trapped inside. Firefighters launched an offensive attack and began searching the residence for the victim.

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Woman’s Death in Brandon House Explosion Not Accidental: Police

Woman’s Death in Brandon House Explosion Not Accidental: Police

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The rubble of what’s left of a home in the 200 block of Queens Avenue East in Brandon following an explosion on Tuesday. (EBRANDON.CA)
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Flowers appear on the fence outside of a home where a woman was killed in Brandon on Tuesday evening. (EBRANDON.CA)

The death of 63-year-old Betty Hughes in a house explosion in Brandon on Tuesday is now being investigated as a murder.

Brandon police and the Office of the Fire Commissioner have been investigating the circumstances surrounding the explosion in the 200 block of Queens Avenue East in the city’s Green Acres neighbourhood. Police said on Saturday they have determined that the death of the woman was not accidental and the explosion was intentionally set. Injuries to the victim determined she was deceased prior to the explosion.

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