Logan Avenue warehouse burns early Monday, residents should expect smoke: WFPS

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Winnipeg firefighters opportunity a unit storefront connected Logan Avenue has been saved, but crews were still difficult astatine activity tackling nan storage down nan store, which was successful flames early Monday.

The Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service was called to nan three-storey commercialized building, adjacent McPhillips Street, astir 4:35 a.m., and firefighters had managed to put up a h2o curtain to support nan blaze distant from nan storefront.

WFPS platoon main Doug Grieve told Global News Winnipeg that nan warehouse, which appears to person been chiefly utilized for storage, is attached to nan main store.

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“We judge that this storage is connected. … It’s a discount shop distribution. It’s storage. … They did not person a batch of occurrence load successful there, but they did shop immoderate of their equipment successful there,” he said.

“(The crews) were capable to isolate nan shop and nan shop was saved. … But it’s still a moving occurrence and residents should beryllium alert that location will beryllium ample amounts of fume emanating complete nan city. It’s migrating southward from this location.”

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No injuries person been reported, and nan origin of nan occurrence is still nether investigation.

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Grieve said nan blaze is 1 of 5 fires — 3 of which were important — nan WFPS tackled overnight.

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