Ottawa

Firefighter injured after fire at Takaki Automotive

A firefighter was taken to hospital after he was injured fighting a fire at an automotive shop in Ottawa's Little Italy area.
A fire at Takaki Automotive in Ottawa left one firefighter injured, officials said. (Jennifer Beard/CBC)

A firefighter was taken to hospital after he was injured fighting a fire at an automotive shop in Ottawa's Little Italy area.

Fire officials say the blaze happened at Takaki Automotive at 47 Breezehill Ave. North near Somerset Street West.

Firefighters responded just after 2 p.m. for a fire that began in the roof, which was under control by 2:30, officials added.

The firefighter suffered a minor injury and paramedics took him to hospital as a precaution, but the specific injury was not disclosed.

There were no other injuries reported and the total damage estimate has not been announced.

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