• Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service opts to provide information on incidents on its website
    Changes are afoot as the city's fire and paramedic service looks to adopt a new resource tool that will provide up-to-date information on ongoing incidents online.
    Aug 8
  • Candle blamed for early Sunday house fire in Winnipeg
    The Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service is asking residents to practice caution when burning candles in their homes after a fire broke out early Sunday morning.
    Aug 20
  • Three pets dead after house goes up in flames
    On August 9, the Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service fought flames at a burning bungalow on Harold Piercy Place. A search of the home turned up a dog and two birds that didn't escape.
    Aug 9
  • No relief in sight in city encampments from addictions, mental health and housing commitments: Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service
    For nearly a year, as the WFPS's sole community liaison dedicated to encampments, Steven Antle still regularly meets people who are newly experiencing homelessness.
    Jul 19
  • Winnipeg fire crews tackle structure fire early Thursday
    A structure fire early Thursday was declared under control by WFPS crews. No injuries were reported but the cause is still under investigation.
    Sep 21
  • Winnipeg house ablaze 2 nights in a row, firefighters say
    Although no one was injured in either incident, the first fire at the property led to the temporary evacuation of neighbouring homes as a precaution.
    Sep 14
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  • Lightning strikes cause 2 Winnipeg house fires Thursday night
    The Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service says the blazes — one on Granada Crescent and the other on Walden Crescent — are believed to have been caused by lightning strikes.
    Jul 7
  • One dead after fire at 3-storey building in Winnipeg’s North End
    Winnipeg fire crews battled a Monday morning blaze on Beacon Street from the inside while searching for people trapped. They found one person who was dead.
    Sep 4
  • 2nd fire at vacant Selkirk Avenue house in less than a month, firefighters say
    No one was injured in the incident, and the cause of the fire remains under investigation. The house was previously damaged by a fire in the early morning hours of Aug. 8. 
    Aug 24
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  • No injuries in ammonia leak at River Heights rink, Winnipeg firefighters say
    A buildup of ammonia, which is commonly used in rink refrigeration systems, was found in parts of the building by the WFPS hazardous materials unit.
    Aug 18
  • Elmwood church expected to be total loss after early-morning blaze, Winnipeg firefighters say
    The blaze was declared under control just before 6 a.m., but firefighters say the building is expected to be a total loss due to a partial collapse.
    Aug 23
  • No one hurt in separate Monday morning fires in Winnipeg
    Winnipeg fire crews responded to two fires Monday morning, one at a home on Flora Avenue and another at a homeless encampment near the Osborne Street Bridge.
    Aug 14
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  • Winnipeg’s historic Windsor Hotel burns down
    Fire crews responded to the Garry Street landmark just before 11 a.m. to heavy smoke billowing from the hotel's windows.
    Sep 13
  • Independent investigation underway into death of man under Winnipeg police custody
    The Independent Investigation Unit has taken over an investigation into the death of a man under custody of the Winnipeg Police Service.
    Aug 8
  • Body found at scene of Tyndall Park house fire, say Winnipeg officials
    Firefighters were called to a blaze at the Ellington Street home shortly before midnight, and found a dead man inside.
    Aug 4
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  • More services needed to stop preventable apartment evictions: Winnipeg advocates
    “The real piece to learn from this is that it's one thing to house very high-risk people, but you can't just house people and walk away."
    Aug 22
  • Poor air quality in Winnipeg triggers cancellation of one business’s outdoor activities
    A special air quality statement in Winnipeg this week has left one organization cancelling outdoor activities, with smoke travelling from the Northwest Territories to the province.
    Aug 16
  • Winnipeg firefighters and paramedics compete at the World Police and Fire Games
    A Winnipeg team, consisting of local firefighters and paramedics, took to the world stage right here, in the city - competing in the World Police and Fire Games.
    Aug 2
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  • ‘I’ve lived every parent’s worst nightmare’: The need for car seat services in Manitoba
    When it comes to car seats, proper installation could mean the difference between life and death for your child. However, installing them can be difficult.
    Aug 17
  • Winnipeg crews tackle early morning structure fires
    Winnipeg firefighters were kept busy in the early hours of Tuesday with a pair of structure fires.
    Jul 18
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