One person in critical condition after Winnipeg firefighters respond to Langside Street blaze

One person is in hospital after a fire at a two-and-a-half storey house in the 0-100 block of Langside Street Tuesday evening.

The Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service (WFPS) responded to the call at 4:08 p.m. and arrived to find smoke coming from the house.

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Crews launched an offensive attack and the fire was declared under control at 4:42 p.m.

WFPS crews responded to a blaze on Langside Street early Tuesday evening. / GLOBAL NEWS
WFPS crews responded to a blaze on Langside Street early Tuesday evening. / GLOBAL NEWS.

Reports indicated the possibility of people trapped inside the house and a search located one individual. They were extracted from the home and treated on-scene by paramedics before being transported to hospital in critical condition.

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The cause of the fire is under investigation and no damage estimates are available.

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