Winnipeg garage fire near Polo Park causes $35K in damages

A Winnipeg garage fire on the 200 block of Hampton Street near Polo Park spread to the house before jumping to a neighbouring garage.

Fire started in garage, spread to home before jumping to neighbouring garage, say fire officials

A Winnipeg garage fire on Hampton Street in St. James spread to the house and then to a neighbouring garage causing nearly $35,000 in total damages Wednesday night. (Sherri Walker)

A Winnipeg garage fire on the 200 block of Hampton Street near Polo Park spread to the house before jumping to a neighbouring garage.

Firefighters were called to the area just before 11 p.m. Wednesday night.

Damage to the garage and house at the first address is estimated at $30,000.

Firefighters had to break into the home to attend to the fire because no one was there.

Damage to the second garage is estimated at $5,000.

No one was hurt in either fire.

The cause of the blaze is under investigation.