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WFPS gets early-morning Forrest fire under control

A Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service vehicle.
A Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service vehicle. File / Global News

One person was taken to hospital in stable condition after a fire on Friday morning at a Forrest Avenue home, the Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service (WFPS) said.

The incident, at a home in the 200 block of the north Winnipeg street, took place just after 4 a.m. Friday.

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Fire crews were able to get the fire under control within half an hour, and while there were no other injuries, the city’s Emergency Social Services team was on scene to help residents find temporary housing.

The cause of the fire is still under investigation.

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