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Winnipeg home a ‘total loss’ after house fire

Fire crews on site of the house fire.
Fire crews on site of the house fire. Michael Draven/Global News

The Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service responded to reports of a house fire on Saturday just after 6 a.m.

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When crews arrived at the 300 block of Alfred Avenue they found heavy flames and smoke coming from the home.

Crews used aerial ladders to launch a defensive attack and to protect neighbouring homes from the spread of flames.

Nearby homes were temporarily evacuated as a precaution and no injuries were reported.

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The cause of the fire is under investigation and no damage estimates are available, but the home is expected to be a total loss, officials said.

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