Firefighters extinguish grocery warehouse blaze on Industrial Avenue


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Ottawa firefighters doused a hearth that broke out in an unused grocery warehouse within the east finish early Tuesday night.

Nobody was within the constructing on the time.

Ottawa Hearth Companies acquired a 911 name simply after 5 p.m. reporting flames from the rear of the massive business warehouse constructing at 400 Industrial Ave., between Neighbourhood Approach and Trainyards Drive. 

Firefighters arrived on the scene 5 minutes later and located smoke and flames seen from the rear of the warehouse. The constructing was empty, apart from shelving.

Firefighters searched the constructing to verify there was nobody inside, whereas a crew extinguished the flames from the surface. Firefighters opened a piece of the wall and ceiling to make sure the hearth was absolutely doused and shut off the ability to the realm.

The fireplace was declared underneath management simply earlier than 6 p.m. It’s believed that injury was contained to a piece of the rear wall.

The reason for the blaze was underneath investigation.

OTTAWA – JANUARY 12, 2021 –  Firefighters extinguish fire in Industrial Ave. warehouse.   Credit: Ottawa Fire Services
Firefighters work on the scene of a fireplace in an Industrial Avenue warehouse on Tuesday, Jan. 12, 2021. Picture by Picture offered /Ottawa Hearth Companies