On Monday, fire crews responded to a blaze that was taken under control at a residence in Winnipeg.
The fire was declared under control at 11:50 p.m., with no injuries reported. All occupants of the house were able to self-evacuate.
WFPS noted that the fire could have started accidentally, likely due to an electrical failure in an appliance.
The agency said that there are a number of ways to reduce the risk of an electrical fire, including making sure that electrical cords are not damaged, extension cords are used temporarily, and that all electrical work is done by a qualified electrician.
An estimate on the damages is not yet available.
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