Carp man displaced after early morning fire
Posted: Jan 18, 2013 8:55 AM ET
Last Updated: Jan 18, 2013 10:22 AM ET
One man has been displaced from his home after a fire early this morning near Carp, just west of Ottawa.
Firefighters responded to the home at 732 Deertail Lane at about 3:00 a.m. when the homeowner called 911, saying his home was on fire.
The man was the only person living there and he was able to promptly escape to a neighbour's house.
Crews began a defensive attack just before 3:30 and police, paramedics and Hydro One were all called to the building. The fire was cleared minutes later.
The Canadian Red Cross and The Salvation Army also responded to help the man.
A fire investigator was dispatched to examine the scene.
Latest Ottawa News Headlines
- Gatineau promotes itself with free shuttle service
- A new bus service has launched in Gatineau as part of a larger push to market the Outaouais region and boost the economy. more »
- Canadian Tire Centre replaces Scotiabank Place
- The Ottawa Senators announced Tuesday morning that Scotiabank Place will be renamed the Canadian Tire Centre. more »
- 'Fireball' erupted during blaze on Pathway Private
- Police say the extensive damage caused by a large fire in Ottawa's Redwood neighbourhood early Tuesday morning may make it difficult to find out how it started. more »
- Ottawa jazz singer Kellylee Evans struck by lightning
- Local jazz singer Kellylee Evans, scheduled to perform at the Ottawa Jazz Festival this week, is recovering at home after her house was struck by lightning two weeks ago. more »
Top News Headlines
- Half of First Nations children live in poverty
- Half of status First Nations children in Canada live in poverty, a troubling figure that jumps to nearly two-thirds in Saskatchewan and Manitoba, says a newly released report. more »
- Neil Macdonald: Washington's obsession with leakers
- Julian Assange and Edward Snowden are just the most prominent targets in an all-out legal and propaganda campaign that America's security apparatus is mounting against leakers everywhere, Neil Macdonald writes. more »
- Who's who in the Senate expense controversy
- Keeping track of the names popping up in the ongoing Senate expenses controversy — from the investigators to the four senators themselves — could be a difficult task for even the most seasoned political observers. more »
- Mixed reviews for Ottawa's new 'open data' website
- Treasury Board President Tony Clement is touting the federal government's revamped data portal as a "new natural resource." But that online window for previously published data arrives at the same time the government faces controversy over just how open it really is. more »
- Mike Fisher, Carrie Underwood selling Ottawa dream home
- Ottawa craft beer breweries fuel Ontario boom
- The Spartan Race in 90 seconds
- Ottawa RedBlacks officially revealed as newest CFL team
- G8 leaders agree to 7-point plan on Syria as summit wraps
- Woman charged after drink tossed at Toronto Mayor Rob Ford
- Toronto Mayor Rob Ford needs security, brother says
- Montreal mayor resigns amid corruption charges
- Sharlene Bosma speaks out about husband's murder