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Man injured in Wolseley apartment fire

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Posted by web-chief on Mar 29, 2012 @ 8:08AM

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WOLSELEY, MB - One man was taken to hospital after a fire in an Wolseley-area apartment building early Thursday.

The fire was reported around 5 a.m. at 28 Woodrow Place.

Resident John MacEchern, who lives on the second floor of the building, said he was alerted by the sound of a neighbour's smoke detector. He saw flames from a third floor bedroom window.




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