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October 20, 2019

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News in brief: Homeless encampment in Osborne Village catches fire

A morning fire on Oct. 2 destroyed parts of an encampment beneath the Osborne Bridge. The Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service said firefighters were able to extinguish the fire quickly and one person was treated on-site for injuries. No other injuries were reported. People returned to the encampment that afternoon. The cause of the fire is under investigation.

DANIELLE DA SILVA - SOU'WESTER

A morning fire on Oct. 2 destroyed parts of an encampment beneath the Osborne Bridge. The Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service said firefighters were able to extinguish the fire quickly and one person was treated on-site for injuries. No other injuries were reported. People returned to the encampment that afternoon. The cause of the fire is under investigation.

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