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Winnipeg firefighter injured at early morning house fire

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On Saturday morning, the Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service responded to reports of a fire in a two-storey house in the 400 block of Stella Avenue.

Crews arrived on-scene around 7:42 a.m. to the house that was under construction and found smoke coming from the structure.

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The fire was declared under control at 9:06 a.m.

Firefighters searched the building and didn’t find anyone inside.

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One firefighter was assessed at the scene for an unspecified injury but didn’t require transportation to hospital.

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No other injuries were reported.

The cause of the fire is under investigation and no damage estimates are currently available.

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