Winnipeg apartment fire sends 1 to hospital

A 59-year-old man was sent to hospital after an apartment fire in Winnipeg on Thursday.

Crews were called to a basement fire in the Machray Apartments, in the 200 block of Machray Avenue, just after 12:30 a.m.

People who live in the three-storey walk-up were forced out for a short time.

The fire was contained to one suite.

Damage is estimated at $12,000.

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