Two left homeless by Dovercourt Avenue home hearth


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Ottawa firefighters spent greater than an hour battling a cussed home hearth on Dovercourt Avenue Thursday evening.

The 911 name to 2039 Dovercourt Ave., close to Sherbourne Avenue, got here in at 7:50 p.m. from a resident saying they may see smoke and flames coming from the construction. Firefighters had been there inside minutes to knock down the principle blaze however discovered the hearth was nonetheless smouldering contained in the partitions. It was almost 9 p.m. earlier than the hearth within the two-storey house was introduced underneath management.

Roofers had been engaged on the property earlier within the day though investigators had been nonetheless attempting to find out the trigger and the origin of the hearth.

There have been no accidents however two individuals have been displaced by the hearth.

Ottawa firefighters on the scene of a fire on Dovercourt Avenue on Thursday, Oct. 9, 2020. Ottawa Fire Services
Ottawa firefighters on the scene of a hearth on Dovercourt Avenue on Thursday, Oct. 9, 2020. Picture by Picture provided /Ottawa Fireplace Companies
Ottawa firefighters on the scene of a fire on Dovercourt Avenue on Thursday, Oct. 9, 2020. Ottawa Fire Services
Ottawa firefighters on the scene of a hearth on Dovercourt Avenue on Thursday, Oct. 9, 2020. Picture by Picture provided /Ottawa Fireplace Companies
Ottawa firefighters on the scene of a fire on Dovercourt Avenue on Thursday, Oct. 9, 2020. Ottawa Fire Services
The scene of a hearth on Dovercourt Avenue on Thursday, Oct. 9, 2020. Picture by Picture provided /Ottawa Fireplace Companies