Barn and shop catch fire east of Winnipeg

RCMP and fire crews responded to a fire east of Winnipeg Sunday.
RCMP from Oakbank, Beausejour and East St. Paul had to direct traffic in Springfield near the scene of the fire.

RCMP and fire crews responded to a fire east of Winnipeg Sunday.

A barn and shop caught fire Saturday evening in the RM of Springfield, Man. on Deacon Road  (Highway 207) between Dugald Road and Springfield Road.

By the time RCMP arrived on the scene both structures had been engulfed in flames.

A crowd of onlookers gathered and RCMP from neighbouring Oakbank, Beausejour and East St. Paul directed traffic.

The cause of the blaze isn’t yet known but is under investigation