The Fire Department of Ottawa was notified of a fire in an apartment located on the fourth floor of a six-story building at around 3:07 a.m.
Once on scene, firefighters confirmed heavy smoke and flames coming from the apartment in question and sounded a second alarm to request additional resources to the scene.
Firefighters launched a quick attack and advanced a garden hose to the fourth floor while ;#x27;Other teams began searching the structure for possible occupants. Firefighters extinguished the flames before they spread beyond the apartment where the fire broke out, explains the 27 Fire Department ;Ottawa in a press release sent to Radio-Canada.
The Ottawa Fire Department confirms it has displaced 16 residents from the building due to the fire. The latter were placed on a bus where they received assistance from the emergency services.
Once on scene, firefighters were forced to sound a second alarm to request additional resources.
L& ;#x27;fire which was brought under control around 3:37 a.m. Firefighters began extensive ventilation operations to deal with the large quantity of smoke migrating throughout the structure, says the Ottawa Fire Department.< /p>Loading
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An investigator from the City of Ottawa went to the site to determine the origin and cause of this fire.