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Woman dies in house fire in Tyndall Park

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A woman, believed to be in her 70s, died in a Tyndall Avenue blaze Thursday night.

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A woman believed to be in her 70s died Thursday evening after being trapped in a burning home in Tyndall Park. 

Police confirmed the woman did not survive after fire spread through the home in the 300 block of Tyndall Avenue, west of Keewatin Street.

Fire crews and police responded to the call about 8:55 p.m.

Firefighters rescued the woman and began CPR, then transported her to the Health Sciences Centre in critical condition.

But police said the woman did not survive.

Damage to the home is estimated at about $200,000. The cause of the blaze has not been determined

Police are holding the scene overnight and investigators with the Office of the Manitoba Fire Commissioner are to arrive Friday morning.

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