A man was sent to hospital after a morning house fire in Winnipeg on Wednesday.

Family members told CBC News that everyone got out of the Garden City duplex safely, though the man was taken to hospital as a precaution to be checked for smoke inhalation.

The fire started in an upstairs bedroomat about 5:45 a.m. at the home on Montcalm Crescent, near Vanier Drive.

It was quickly extinguished.

No cause or estimate of damage is available at this time.

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