Inkster Boulevard house damaged by fire

Winnipeg firefighters are battling a fire that damaged a house on Inkster Boulevard on Thursday afternoon.
Fire crews on the 100 block of Inkster Boulevard just before 5 p.m. CT Thursday. (Justin Fraser/CBC)

Winnipeg firefighters are battling a fire that damaged a house on Inkster Boulevard.

Crews responded to a fire on the 100 block of Inkster, between Cochrane and St. Cross streets, late Thursday afternoon.

The 1½-storey house appeared seriously damaged by the fire, but there was no sign of residents in the area.

Local traffic between Main and Scotia streets may be affected over the supper-hour.