Manitoba

Woman in hospital from apartment fire

A 75-year-old Winnipeg woman is recovering in hospital following an apartment fire midday Sunday.
Paramedics transport a person on a stretcher from the Henderson Highway apartment building to an ambulance on Sunday. ((CBC))

A 75-year-old Winnipeg woman is recovering in hospital following an apartment fire midday Sunday.

Firefighters were called to an apartment in the 1000 block of Henderson Highway, near Devon Avenue, shortly before noon CT.

Officials say the woman was taken to hospital in unstable condition, but she has since been upgraded to stable condition.

The cause of the fire, which appears to have been contained to one apartment unit, is under investigation.

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