August 27, 2018 8:24 am
Updated: August 27, 2018 1:02 pm

Firefighters battle fire in Winnipeg apartment building

WATCH: Winnipeg firefighters spent Monday morning battling a blaze at an apartment complex in the Mayfair Place and Rive Avenue area. One person was transported to hospital and is in stable condition.

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Winnipeg firefighters responded to a fire at seven-storey apartment building on Mayfair Place Monday morning.

The fire was confined to one suite. The person living in the suite was transported to hospital in stable condition, a city of Winnipeg spokesperson said Monday.

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Upon arrival, a second alarm was called because of the high threat with an occupied apartment complex, the city said. This increased the number of fire crew members on the scene.

About five fire trucks responded to the call.

No other injuries were reported.

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