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One dead in fatal Charleswood garage fire Tuesday night

The Winnipeg Fire Department logo on a fire truck. Elisha Dacey/Global News

One person is dead after a garage fire in Charleswood on Tuesday night.

Fire crews were called to a detached garage on Berkley Street, just off Roblin Boulevard, around 9:15 p.m., and were told by people at the scene that someone was trapped inside.

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The blaze, which is under investigation but believed to be accidental, was quickly extinguished, but the person was pronounced dead at the scene.

Paramedics also assessed a second person, who didn’t require further treatment.

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