A garage fire in Winnipeg's North End caused about $25,000 damage.

It happened in the 400 block of Salter Street at about 1:30 a.m. Monday.

The single-vehicle garage and its contents, including a minivan, were destroyed.

Two neighbouring properties, a vehicle and hydro pole also sustained damage.

The blaze is considered suspicious, police said. 

House fire

A few hours later and not far from Salter, fire crews were called to a burning house near the corner of Cathedral Avenue and McGregor Street.

Five people managed to get out of the home at about 5 a.m.

No one was hurt.

The cause of the blaze is under investigation. There are no damage estimates yet available.