House explodes in Transcona; Winnipeg firefighters responding

The City of Winnipeg is asking people to avoid the area of Camrose Bay after a house exploded.

According to a post on X, the city said fire crews are on scene of a house explosion in the Transcona area and are working to put out hot spots at neighbouring homes.

“Residents are advised to avoid the area until further notice,” the post reads.

The city said one house was completely levelled by the explosion.

Firefighters are working to stabilize the situation and put out fires at neighbouring homes.

They say no injuries have been reported at this point.

Const. Jason Michalyshen with the Winnipeg Police Service said police were notified of the incident just before noon, and officers are currently on scene creating a perimeter and keeping people away from the area.

The Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service will be providing an update about the explosion at 12:45 p.m. CTV News Winnipeg will live stream the event.

This is a developing story. More details to come.

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