Early morning fire destroys North Kildonan house

Advertisement

Advertise with us

A home in North Kildonan was completely destroyed by fire this morning.

Read this article for free:

or

Already have an account? Log in here »

To continue reading, please subscribe with this special offer:

All-Access Digital Subscription

$4.75 per week*

  • Enjoy unlimited reading on winnipegfreepress.com
  • Read the E-Edition, our digital replica newspaper
  • Access News Break, our award-winning app
  • Play interactive puzzles
Continue

*Pay $19.00 every four weeks. GST will be added to each payment. Subscription can be cancelled anytime.

Hey there, time traveller!
This article was published 06/05/2014 (3199 days ago), so information in it may no longer be current.

wfpvideo:3541177636001:wfpvideo

A home in North Kildonan was completely destroyed by fire this morning.

At 7 a.m., fire crews were still dousing hot spots through blown-out windows of the one-and-a-half-storey home in the 200 block of Cheriton Avenue, just east of Henderson Highway.

Patrolling police officers noticed the burning home first about 4 a.m. and called it in.

Wayne Glowacki / Winnipeg Free Press Patrolling police officers noticed the burning home on Cheriton Avenue first about 4 a.m. and called it in.

“Extensive damage… there was basically flames out of every window,” said District Fire Chief Don Enns of the Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service.

There were no injuries and it’s believed no one was home when the blaze began.

“We had to adopt a defensive strategy and we couldn’t put crews inside,” Enns said. “It’s very tough to push fire in as opposed to pushing it out, so it did present a fair amount of issues for us.”

Fire investigators are now on the scene.

History

Updated on Tuesday, May 6, 2014 10:33 AM CDT: Corrects neighbourhood

Report Error Submit a Tip

Advertisement

Advertise With Us

Local

LOAD MORE