WINNIPEG -- Winnipeg Police Service appeared to be holding a scene in a residential area of the city Tuesday.

A home in the 600 block of Simcoe Street was surrounded by police tape Tuesday evening and a police cruiser could be seen parked nearby.

Boards covered the windows and doors of the home, which appeared to be damaged by fire.

A Winnipeg police duty officer declined to share any details on the situation Tuesday night, directing CTV News to contact the Public Information Office for information Wednesday.

This is a developing story. CTV News will provide updates as they become available.