Ottawa Fire deals with early morning fire at Meadowlands Dr. East

Ottawa Fire dealt with with an early morning fire around Meadowlands Dr. East.

Firefighters received a 9-1-1 call about black smoke coming from a townhome at around 3a.m.

Eight residents had emergency assistance from the Red Cross and Salvation Army including two adults and six children.

Paramedics were on location to deal with injuries that were non-critical in nature.

One person was treated for minor smoke inhalation and was not taken to hospital.

An investigator is at the scene to determine the cause.