Crews rush to houseboat fire, possible explosion in Winnipeg
Lack of hydrants in the area means water shuttled in using tankers
Emergency crews were called to a fire and reports of a possible explosion in south Winnipeg on Thursday night.
Firefighters found a houseboat and trailer engulfed in flames just before 10:30 p.m. on Cadboro Road in the Bridgwater Forest neighbourhood.
There were no hydrants in the area so water had to be shuttled in using tankers, a news release from the city says.
No injuries were reported.
The cause of the fire is under investigation and no damage estimates are available at this time.
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