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Fire that sent woman to hospital was deliberately set, Winnipeg police say

Winnipeg police investigating fire on Aberdeen Avenue
WATCH: Winnipeg police investigating fire on Aberdeen Avenue. One woman remains in life-threatening condition after firefighters found her in the house.

WINNIPEG — A 29-year-old woman remains in life-threatening condition after a house fire in the North End, which police believe was deliberately set.

Emergency crews were called to the 400 block of Aberdeen Avenue for reports of a house fire at 9:45 a.m. Tuesday.

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When firefighters arrived smoke could be seen billowing from the house. They found a 29-year-old woman in the house and was rushed to hospital where she remains in life-threatening condition.

As a result of a homicide investigation, police said the fire is believed to have been set on purpose.

Anyone with information about the fire is asked to call police at 204-786-8477.

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