Winnipeg firefighters were kept busy Wednesday afternoon battling a fire in an apartment complex in the River-Osborne area.

Fire crews responded to a high-rise apartment in the 500 block of River Avenue just after 4:30 p.m.

A second alarm was called due to the size of the building and the life safety risks associated with it.

Firefighters attacked the fire from the inside, declaring the fire under control at 5:01 p.m. No injuries were reported. Firefighters contained the fire to the general area where the fire started.

No injuries were reported.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.