One person is in hospital following a fire Friday evening in Transcona.
The fire broke out just after 5 p.m. in a three-storey, walk-up apartment complex in the 100 block of Kildare Avenue East.
Smoke and flames could be seen coming from a suite on the third floor of the building.
Crews fought the fire from inside the complex. It was declared under control at 5:42 p.m.
One person was located in the suite where the fire started. he victim was treated by on-scene Paramedics and transported to hospital in unstable condition. All other residents of the building were evacuated as a precaution. No other injuries were reported.
Fire damage was contained to the suite where the fire originated. Several additional suites sustained smoke and water damage. The City of Winnipeg’s Emergency Social Services team was deployed to the scene to assist displaced residents in finding temporary accommodations.
The cause of the fire is under investigation.