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1 of 2 rescued from apartment fire in critical condition, others homeless

1 of 2 rescued from apartment fire in critical condition, others homeless

Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service saved two people from an apartment or condo fire on Dalhousie Drive on Wednesday evening.

members of the Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service were contacted us to an apartment fire on Dalhousie Drive on Wednesday evening. (Tyson Koschik/CBC)

One of 2 people saved from a burning apartment near the University of Manitoba remains in vital condition, and some of the structure’s residents are left without homes.

Quickly after 6: 30 p.m. on Wednesday, the Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service was contacted us to a fire on Dalhousie Drive, according to a press release from the city.

Very first responders saw smoke originating from the apartment, and crews rescued two people from the structure.

One of them was sent out to hospital in vital condition.

Most of the damage was consisted of to the suite where the fire began. Smoke triggered some damage in other parts. No damage quotes were readily available.

Smoke damage due to a home fire on Dalhousie Drive prevented some occupants from going back to their suites Wednesday night. (Tyson Koschik/CBC)

The majority of homeowners were allowed to go back to their suites.

The release indicates the building’s management is searching for alternate lodgings for the “little number” of occupants who can not go house due to considerable damage.

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The reason for the fire is being examined.

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