Fire in Gatineau leaves five homeless, firefighter injured
A fire in Gatineau Saturday morning left five people homeless and a firefighter with minor injuries.
Crews were called to a single-family home on Hamel Street around 9 a.m.
Officials say the fire started in a basement bedroom, and quickly rose upwards, causing extensive damage to the home.
Five people evacuated the home safely. One firefighter suffered minor injuries.
The blaze was under control by 9:50 a.m. Damage is estimated at just over $175,000.
With a record amount of snow in Ottawa this weekend, many were surprised and frustrated that the city did not impose an overnight parking ban.
Majic 100's Stuntman Stu has announced on Twitter that his leukemia has returned
All elementary schools in the Ottawa-Carleton District School Board will be closed Monday as elementary teachers hold a one-day walkout.