Police investigating Friday morning house fire as possible arson

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WINNIPEG — A house in Fort Garry was destroyed by fire early Friday morning.

Crews were called to a duplex at Hudson Street and Howard Avenue at around 1 a.m. By the time they arrived, the house was fully engulfed in flames.

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According to police, the fire started in a wood pile behind the home, which quickly spread to the garage and then the house.

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One person was home at the time, but police said they managed to evacuate safely.

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Hydro crews were also called to the scene, after a downed power line began sparking at the side of the home.

Police told Global News the damage to both the contents and the structure is estimated at $350,000.

The investigation is on-going, and police said this could be a possible arson.

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