Winnipeg firefighters battled a blaze in a house south of the Perimeter Freeway.
Crews had been known as to a home on St. Mary’s Street close to Christie Street round 6:45 p.m. on Saturday to studies of a hearth within the kitchen.
The blaze was introduced underneath management by 7:15 p.m. Everybody inside the home obtained out safely and no accidents had been reported.
The Winnipeg Hearth Paramedic Service says the fireplace is believed to be brought on by a flammable object that was ignited by a close-by warmth supply.
They’re providing a reminder to individuals on learn how to stop kitchen fires:
- Something that may catch fireplace — oven mitts, wood utensils, meals packaging, towels, or curtains — ought to at all times be avoided all warmth sources (oven, stovetops, home equipment, and so on).
- All the time keep within the kitchen whereas cooking.
- Range burners ought to at all times be turned off when leaving the kitchen, even for a short while.
- Oil ought to at all times be heated slowly. If cooking oil catches fireplace and the fireplace is small and manageable, use a kitchen fireplace extinguisher or cowl the pot with a metallic lid. By no means use water to place out an oil fireplace.
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