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Winnipeg fire crews battle blaze in North End home

Fire and paramedic crews were busy battling a house fire in Winnipeg's North End Wednesday night.
Winnipeg's fire crews were called to a house fire on Machray Avenue in Winnipeg's North End Wednesday night.

Fire and paramedic crews were busy battling a house fire in Winnipeg's North End Wednesday night.

Crews were called to the scene of 131 Machray Ave. at 7:20 p.m. after smoke was seen coming from the front window.

Fire officials said there were people in the house at the time the fire broke out.

One of the people experienced minor smoke inhalation but officials said "he seems to be okay."

A pet was also rescued from the fire.

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