January 10, 2019 11:26 am

Wellington Crescent fire scene under 48-hour watch

Crews attend to a fire on Wellington Crescent.

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Fire crews were called back to the scene of a Wellington Crescent fire early Thursday morning to put out a small flare-up in the rubble.

Firefighters were on scene until nearly 11 p.m. Wednesday, putting out hot spots.

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The house will remain under a fire watch for the next 48 hours, and thermal imaging cameras are being used to detect any additional hot spots.

Two firefighters were injured – one taken to hospital – while battling the blaze, and two dogs were killed in the fire.

Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Services said the cause of the fire is expected to be under investigation “for some time” and no damages are currently available.

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