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Winnipeg fire department fights blaze at south-end home

The fire was declared under control around 3 p.m.
The fire was declared under control around 3 p.m. Pixabay

The Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service was called to a house fire in the southern tip of the city.

Crews were called around 2:17 p.m. on Monday to the reports of a fire on Viking Road.

When crews arrived on scene, they saw a fire with flames and smoke coming from the home.

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Firefighters had to shuttle water to the scene in tankers because the home is located outside the water district, according to the department.

The fire was declared under control around 3 p.m.

The fire department says crews assessed one patient on scene but no one needed to be taken to hospital.

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There are no damage estimates at this time but the cause of the fire is under investigation.

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