Winnipeg, MB, Canada – Sprinkler system activated for fire at seven-story hotel; No injuries reported

Winnipeg fire crews were kept busy Saturday battling a pair of high-rise fires.

The first fire broke out just before 1 p.m. on Saturday in a seven-storey hotel in the 500 block of Main Street.

When crews arrived, they found the fire in one of the suites. The fire had been kept under control by the building’s sprinkler system and firefighters were able to quickly put out the remaining hot spots.

Some residents of the building self-evacuated, others sheltered in place. No injuries were reported.