Ottawa firefighters battle blaze at abandoned home on March Road

Ottawa firefighters put out a fire at an abandoned home on March Road Saturday, July 2, 2022. (Scott Stilborn/Ottawa Fire Service)

Ottawa firefighters have put out a fire at an abandoned home in rural west Ottawa.

A passerby noticed black smoke coming from the building on March Road between Murphy Court and Dunrobin Road at 6:41 a.m. Saturday. The 911 caller said the smoke was coming from the windows and front door.

Firefighters arrived and confirmed no one was inside the building. The fire was under control by 7:03 a.m.

Ottawa police had closed part of March Road while fire crews were on scene.

No one has been reported hurt.

What caused the fire is under investigation.


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