Ottawa firefighters on scene of fireside at Coconut Lagoon


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Ottawa firefighters proceed efforts to suppress a hearth on the second-floor of Coconut Lagoon restaurant on St. Laurent Boulevard.

A number of 911 callers reported black smoke coming from the roof of the constructing at 853 St. Laurent Blvd.

It was the fourth fireplace that Ottawa firefighters battled Friday.

An Ottawa Fire Services crew on the scene of a fire at 853 St. Laurent Blvd in Ottawa on the evening of Friday, May 22, 2020. Fire was on the top floor of a 2-storey mixed-use building. Scott Stilborn photo via Twitter.
An Ottawa Fireplace Providers crew on the scene of the fireplace on St. Laurent Boulevard on Friday night. Scott Stilborn photograph/Twitter

The primary, at 37 Enterprise Ave. close to Merivale Street, started within the afternoon. Firefighters obtained a name from the premises from somebody reporting a hearth in that constructing. Crews on scene noticed smoke billowing from the again of the constructing. The fireplace was underneath management simply earlier than four p.m.

The second, a grass fireplace on Dolman Ridge Street in Cumberland, was reported by a number of 911 calls simply earlier than 5 p.m. Crews contained the fireplace in a forest close to a path and soaked the encircling grass with water to forestall any unfold. It was underneath management simply earlier than eight p.m.

The third, a kitchen fireplace at a low-rise house constructing at 343 Gardner St. in Vanier, was reported simply after 6 p.m. Firefighters had that one underneath management 21 minutes later.

Meantime, Ottawa Fireplace Providers water rescue crews have been additionally dispatched after their Gatineau counterparts reported an individual had jumped from a bridge into the Ottawa River. Crews on scene might see an individual swimming within the water, however that particular person made it to shore safely.

No accidents have been reported in any of the incidents.