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October 28, 2017

Winnipeg Police Service Media Release
For Immediate Release

Fire - Fatality: C17-244103

On October 27, 2017, at approximately 11:15 p.m., emergency services were called to the 100 block of Euclid Avenue regarding a report of a fire to a multi-unit residence at that location.

The Winnipeg Police Street Supervisor who was first on the scene was able to enter the building where he found the top level of the house engulfed in flames. The officer was able to assist in evacuating residents. Three adults were transported to hospital in stable condition with injuries resulting from their escape from the structure.

An adult male in his 40's was located, deceased, within the residence.

This investigation is continuing by members of the Major Crimes Unit. Anyone with information that may assist investigators is asked to call 204-986-6219 or Crime Stoppers at 204-786-TIPS (8477).

Last Update: October 30, 2017

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