Dog dies after house fire on Hartford Avenue

A family pet died after a house fire in Seven Oaks early Saturday evening.

Winnipeg’s fire paramedic service said the fire broke out at about 6:05 p.m. in the 200 block of Hartford Street.

Crews found heavy smoke and went inside to fight the fire, putting it out about half an hour later.


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All the people in the home had managed to escape, but the family dog didn’t make it out. It died from smoke inhalation despite attempts to revive it, said a City spokesperson.

The cause of the fire is still under investigation and no damage estimates were available.

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