Firefighters contain blaze at marijuana dispensary building

Firefighters were called to a fire at a marijuana dispensary building in Chinatown early Saturday morning.

The fire spread to an adjacent building along Somerset Street W.

The fire originated at the back of a marijuana dispensary building. (Andrew Foote/CBC)

Firefighters were called to a fire at a marijuana dispensary building in Chinatown early Saturday morning.

Ottawa Fire Services received a 911 call reporting flames coming from the back of the building at 646 Somerset St. W., just after 5:20 a.m. The front of the building is marked as a dispensary.

The fire spread to an adjacent building, but the extent of the damage is not known at this time.

The fire was contained at approximately 5:45 a.m.

No one was injured during the fire, but fire services said two men have been displaced.

The fire department is currently investigating the cause.