Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service responds to fire on Mazenod Road
Released: 1:32 p.m.
Winnipeg, MB – At 6:47 a.m. on Wednesday, March 3, 2021, the Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service responded to reports of a fire in a commercial / industrial building in the 300 block of Mazenod Road.
Upon arrival on scene, crews encountered heavy smoke throughout the facility and sprinkler systems were activated. An offensive attack was launched and the fire was declared under control 7:26 a.m., and was confined to an industrial compacting unit.
All staff in the facility safely self-evacuated prior to the arrival of crews. No injuries were reported.
The fire is believed to be accidental, caused by bearing failure on a conveyor belt. No damage estimates are currently available.