Major fire damages home along the Rideau River in Manotick
There are no reports of injuries after a fire in a home along the Rideau River in Manotick.
Ottawa Fire received multiple 911 calls at 6:20 p.m. reporting heavy black smoke and flames coming from a home on Waterfront Court, off River Road.
On Twitter, Ottawa Fire's Scott Stilborn said crews were greeted by "heavy fire conditions" in the large single family home and a defensive operation was ordered.
A tanker shuttle has been set up to transport water to the scene for firefighters.
The cause of the fire is under investigation.
Ottawa Fire on scene of a Working Fire on Waterfront CRT off River RD in Manotick. Crews had heavy fire conditions in a large single family home on arrival & Command ordered a defensive operation. This is a rural area & a tanker shuttle has been set up. #ottnews #OttFire #OttCiry pic.twitter.com/btEmTdbkdl— Scott Stilborn (@OFSFirePhoto) June 17, 2021
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