Fire damages main floor of Stella Avenue apartment block

No one was injured in a fire that damaged the main floor of an apartment block on Stella Avenue late Monday afternoon.
Winnipeg firefighters deal with a fire inside an apartment building in the 300 block of Stella Avenue late Monday afternoon. (Tamara Pimentel/CBC)

No one was injured in a fire that damaged the main floor of an apartment block on Stella Avenue late Monday afternoon.

Emergency crews were called to the 300 block of Stella at 5:55 p.m.

Fire officials said the fire was confined to a bedroom and its contents, but there was heavy smoke and water damage on the main floor of the two-storey building.

Damages are estimated at $100,000 for the structure and $40,000 for the contents.