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Firefighter Suffers Minor Injury Battling Winnipeg Blaze

Firefighter Suffers Minor Injury Battling Winnipeg Blaze

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(UFFW 867 / FILE)

WINNIPEG — One firefighter suffered minor injuries early Saturday when a blaze broke out in the 400 block of Elgin Avenue.

Emergency crews responded just after midnight to find a well-involved fire with heavy smoke and flames in a two-storey vacant home.

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Firefighters Tackle Blaze in Vacant Winnipeg Apartment Building

Firefighters Tackle Blaze in Vacant Winnipeg Apartment Building

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Winnipeg firefighters battled a blaze early Wednesday in a vacant three-storey apartment building in the 400 block of William Avenue.

The fire began shortly after 3 a.m. and had crews initially launching a defensive attack. The fire was deemed under control at around 4:50 a.m.

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Firefighter Tells How He Caught Kids Dropped from Nova Scotia Burning Home

Firefighter Tells How He Caught Kids Dropped from Nova Scotia Burning Home

By The Canadian Press

Windsor Fire
A firefighter surveys the damage following a house fire in Windsor, N.S., in this handout photo. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO – Windsor Fire Department)

WINDSOR, N.S. — A Nova Scotia couple was forced to drop their baby and toddler from the second floor of their fast-burning house into the waiting arms of a firefighter early Thursday.

Windsor, N.S., fire Chief Jamie Juteau spoke to The Canadian Press about the dramatic rescue, which saw volunteer firefighters, police, neighbours and bystanders work together to save the family of four from the blaze.

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Car Crashes into Winnipeg Thrift Store, Setting Business Ablaze

Car Crashes into Winnipeg Thrift Store, Setting Business Ablaze

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Goodwill Store Fire
Firefighters battle a blaze at the Goodwill Store on Pembina Highway after a vehicle crashed into it on Tuesday morning. (CITY OF WINNIPEG)

Winnipeg firefighters and emergency crews doused a blaze Tuesday at a south end thrift store after a Subaru Outback crashed into the front of the building.

The Goodwill Store at 1540 Pembina Highway was engulfed in flames at around 11:15 a.m., sending thick plumes of black smoke into the air and snarling traffic along northbound Pembina.

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Beverley Street Home Heavily Damaged by Fire

Beverley Street Home Heavily Damaged by Fire

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A home in the 700 block of Beverley Street was significantly damaged by fire Tuesday evening.

Winnipeg fire crews arrived on scene just before 7:30 p.m. and began an interior offensive attack. The fire was quickly knocked down, but the structure also suffered extensive smoke and water damage.

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Family Dog Dies in Garden City House Fire

Family Dog Dies in Garden City House Fire

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(UFFW 867 / FILE)

Firefighters attempted to save a dog found inside a burning home in the 200 block of Hartford Avenue Saturday evening, but the animal succumbed to smoke inhalation.

Crews arrived at the bungalow just after 6 p.m. to find heavy smoke. Firefighters quickly knocked down the fire inside the home, but the structure suffered significant smoke and water damage.

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