A garage fire spread to the adjacent house on College Avenue late Thursday afternoon.
Firefighters were sent to the scene in the 300 block of College Avenue at about 5:38 p.m. When crews arrived, the flames had spread to the vacant, two-and-a-half storey house. The fire was declared under control at 6:25 p.m.
Residents of a neighbouring home were temporarily evacuated as a precaution, the City of Winnipeg said in a news release Thursday night.
The cause of the fire is under investigation.