Overnight fire damages Russell Rd. home

Photo courtesy: Twitter/OFSFirePhoto

Two people have been displaced by an overnight kitchen fire in Ottawa's east-end.

Firefighters responded to a 911 call reporting a fire in the middle unit of a row house complex at 1803 Russel Road around 2:40 a.m. 

Ottawa Fire says no one was hurt.

Damage is estimated at $40,000. Investigators were on scene early this morning to search for the cause of the fire. 

The Red Cross and Salvation Army have been asked to provide assistance to the two occupants of the home.

Ottawa Fire on scene of a Working Fire at 1803 Russell Road, Unit C. Fire contained to one unit of a 5-door residential row. No injuries reported, Red Cross and @Salvation_Army Victim Assistance teams on route for 2 occupants. #ottnews #ottcity #ottfire pic.twitter.com/aTmQDRsilq

— Scott Stilborn (@OFSFirePhoto) January 14, 2020
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