Apartment block fire rousts west Winnipeg residents

An early morning fire damaged the low-rise apartment block at 72 Quail Ridge Road on Tuesday. Gage Fletcher / Global News

WINNIPEG – An early morning fire on the ground floor of a three-storey building chased residents into the cold at about 5:30 a.m. Tuesday.

The fire at 72 Quail Ridge Road in the Assiniboia area started on a deck and spread to a suite, firefighters said. No one was in the suite when the fire started.

Fire crews quickly doused the blaze in the neighbourhood west of Sturgeon Road and south of Saskatchewan Avenue.

Firefighters say a fire at 72 Quail Ridge Road started on the deck and spread to the suite. Gage Fletcher / Global News

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