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Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service battles blaze at St. Boniface Hospital

Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service spent the early part of Saturday evening attending to a fire at St. Boniface Hospital. Corey Callaghan/Global News

Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service spent part of Saturday evening battling a fire at St. Boniface Hospital.

Crews got the call at 6:47 p.m. for reports of a fire at the rear of the hospital.

Platoon Chief Don Enns said crews arrived and saw smoke and flames at the exterior of two garages belonging to carpentry staff.

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Since the fire was at a hospital, officials declared a second alarm to ensure plenty of resources were there to help.

Firefighters remain on standby while additional crews attended a fire. Corey Callaghan/Global News

The fire was put out shortly after crews arrived, Enns said.

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This shed was extensively damaged during a fire Saturday night. Corey Callaghan/Global News

No evacuations of patients at St. Boniface were required and the cause remains under investigation.

The damage to the garage is considered extensive.

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