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Ottawa fire crews douse barn blaze on March Road, near Highway 417

No people or animals have been injured in the incident.
2017-10-01 Ottawa Fire truck MV-1
Ottawa Fire Services truck, 2017. (Photo/ Mike Vlasveld)

No animals or people have been hurt in a barn fire on March Road, just off Highway 417 near Bearhill Road.

Ottawa fire officials say flames sparked in the 20' x 30' structure at 2:24 p.m., Wednesday.

The fire was declared under control just minutes later, but as of 3:15 p.m., firefighters were still on the scene, dousing the smoking barn.

An Ottawa Fire Investigator has been dispatched to the scene to determine the cause.

A 500 metre stretch of March Road is expected to be closed until 5 p.m. Police are directing traffic in the area.

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