Firefighters Control Manotick House Fire In Nine Minutes

Ottawa Fire Services responded to a house fire on Lockmaster Crescent in Manotick Fri.. Oct. 20.

Ottawa Fire Services received a single 911 from the occupants of this home at 4:46 p.m. originally reporting an odour of smoke coming from the basement. During the 911 call, the occupant reported seeing light smoke. Upon arrival, the first fire crew inside the home confirmed black smoke in the basement and declared the working fire.

Firefighters began a fast attack to locate the source. The fire was located in a mechanical room and was extinguished before it could spread past the area of origin. The fire was declared under control at 5:01 p.m., nine minutes after firefighters arrived on scene.

High pressurized fans were used to ventilate the residual smoke out of the home. There were no injuries. Fire crews quickly extinguished the fire and proceeded to ventilate the home.

Featured Image: Ottawa Firefighters respond to a fire on Lockmaster Crescent in Manotick. (Ottawa Fire Services photo/X)