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Winnipeg crews respond to multiple fires over long weekend

A Winnipeg fire truck. Global News

Winnipeg fire crews were busy dealing with multiple fires this weekend.

On Monday the Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service says it was called to a fenced compound on Selkirk Avenue where numerous cars were reportedly ablaze near downed powerlines.

Firefighters arrived at roughly 11 p.m. and were able to snuff the flames at around midnight.

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On the same night, the WFPS got called to a fire outside a two-storey home on Four Oaks Cove.

Crews say they arrived at roughly 9:15 p.m. and found small fire coming out of a gas meter.

Firefighters were quick to extinguish the blaze and notify Manitoba Hydro about the gas leak.

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The causes of both fires are under investigation.

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