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Winnipeg, MB, Canada – Sprinklers help extinguish truck fire inside building at mushroom farm

A truck caught fire inside inside a building at the Loveday Mushroom Farms in St. Boniface early Monday morning. There were no injuries in the fire, which happened at about 1:48 a.m. at 556 Mission St.  A spokesman from the Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service said a refrigeration unit caught fire on a five-ton, single-axle truck inside one of the loading bays. Continue Reading »

Winnipeg, MB, Canada – Fire in shopping mall food court extinguished by sprinkler system

The Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service is investigating the cause of a fire in the food court at City Place early Tuesday morning. Firefighters were called to the City Place mall at 234 Donald Street just before 1:45 a.m.  An official with the fire department said the sprinkler system had extinguished the fire before crews arrived, but there was a lot of smoke that had to be removed from the area.Continue Reading »

Steinbach, MB, Canada – Sprinklers extinguish fire in dust collection system at manufacturing facility

A fire started in the dust collection system at Loewen in Steinbach. The fire department was dispatched to the scene at 8:26 p.m. Monday evening.

Steinbach Fire Captain Russ Reimer says when they arrived on scene alarms were sounding and crews were sent into the building to investigate.Continue Reading »