Selkirk Avenue homes evacuated as fire engulfs vacant house

Fire officials are investigating a blaze in the city’s north end.READ MORE: Pritchard Avenue home catches fire for third time in less than a yearCrews were called to a vacant two-story house in the 700 block of Selkirk Avenue, just before 6 p.m. last night.Heavy smoke and flames were seen coming from the structure, forcing crews to fight over an hour to bring the blaze under control.READ MORE: Warehouse as big as a city block on fire in Winnipeg’s North EndNo occupants were found inside the home and neighbouring homes were temporarily evacuated as a precaution.The cause of the fire is currently under investigation.WATCH: Five school buses catch fire on St. Mary’s Road