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Riverside apartment fire quickly extinguished by Ottawa firefighters

It took under 15 minutes to control the blaze.
2017-10-01 Ottawa Fire truck MV-1
Ottawa Fire Services truck, 2017. (Photo/ Mike Vlasveld)

Ottawa Fire Services dispatched fire crews following multiple 9-1-1 calls citing visible flames in Riverside Saturday night.

Firefighters arrived to an apartment building at 2201 Riverside Drive just after 9:45 p.m.

Officials report the flames could be seen from outside the eighth floor apartment.

It took just under 15 minutes to get the blaze under control, it was fully extinguished by 10:20p.m.

Firefighters ventilated the building.

Victim services were not required.

No injuries were reported.

A fire investigator is working to determine the cause of the blaze.

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