Flames billow out of Winnipeg apartment near Grant Park Mall

Winnipeg fire crews are on scene Monday morning battling a blaze in an apartment.

Flames can be seen billowing out of a suite on the ninth floor of the building.

The apartment sits on 1305 Taylor Ave., near the Grant Park Mall.

Flames glow from a ninth-floor apartment building on Taylor Avenue Monday. 

Global News reporter Christian Aumell lives in the building and spent the morning in his car to keep warm after the building was evacuated.

He told 680 CJOB that firefighters were quick to knock down the flames.

Three people were sent to hospital in stable condition, two adults and one child, said fire officials at the scene.

There were no other injuries. The City of Winnipeg is asking people to avoid the area.

Global News

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