Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service responds to a fire on Blake Street
Released: 10:49 p.m.
Winnipeg, MB – At 4:58 p.m. on Friday, May 14, 2021, the Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service (WFPS) responded to reports of a fire in a two-storey apartment building in the 300 block of Blake Street.
When crews arrived on scene, they encountered smoke coming from the building. Crews launched an offensive attack, declaring the fire under control at 5:22 p.m.
All occupants either self-evacuated or safely sheltered in place until the fire was extinguished. No injuries were reported.
The City of Winnipeg’s Emergency Social Services team was dispatched to the scene to assist residents in finding alternative accommodations until the building is safe for re-occupancy.
The cause of the fire is under investigation. No damage estimates are available.