Blaze engulfs 2-storey home on Manitoba Avenue in Winnipeg
Crowd of onlookers watches fire crews hose down back of building
Multiple fire trucks were called to the 1200 block of Manitoba Avenue Sunday night after a blaze ripped through a vacant two-storey home.
Emergency crews arrived in the area of Manitoba Avenue and McNichol Street shortly after 10 p.m. after reports of a house fire.
Souksakhone Vongdara was driving through the area, pulled over and called 911 before recording the blaze on his phone.
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A large crowd of neighbours gathered and watched as firefighters doused the blaze from the back of the building.
"There were lots of people [standing] there watching the flames going up high," Vongdara said.
Police said the fire is suspicious and no one was hurt.
Damage is estimated at $100,000.