4 dogs killed in Woodroffe Avenue fire
2 people left temporarily homeless after fire broke out Sunday afternoon
Four dogs are dead and two people are temporarily homeless after a fire broke out at a home on Woodroffe Avenue Sunday afternoon.
Firefighters were called to the two-storey home south of West Hunt Club Road shortly after 2 p.m. after receiving 911 calls about heavy black smoke, Ottawa Fire Services said in a news release.
They were able to bring the fire under control shortly after 3 p.m., the department said.
Although the dogs perished, no one was injured in the fire, officials said.
A fire investigator is looking into the cause of the blaze. Damage is estimated at around $250,000.
The Canadian Red Cross and the Salvation Army are both helping the people who've been displaced.