Manitoba

Two-year-old child in critical condition following Brandon fire

A two-year-old child is in hospital with critical injuries following a structure fire in Brandon Monday morning. 

Fire happened Monday morning at around 9:30 a.m.

Brandon Police say five people were evacuated from a home following a house fire Monday morning, including a two-year-old child who was seriously injured. (Riley Laychuk/CBC)

A two-year-old child is in hospital with critical injuries following a structure fire in Brandon Monday morning. 

The fire happened just before 9:30 a.m. on Rosser Avenue East, a spokesperson with the Brandon Police Service said. 

Five people were evacuated from the home, including the two-year-old child. 

The child was taken to hospital in critical condition where they remain as of Monday afternoon. 

The cause of the fire is still under investigation. 

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