Ottawa

Garbage truck fire causes $3M in damage

Investigators are looking into a major fire in west Ottawa Saturday that damaged eight garbage trucks and caused $3 million in damages.

No injuries in major blaze at west Ottawa waste facility

A fire that broke out Saturday afternoon at a waste management facility in west Ottawa damaged eight garbage trucks and caused $3 million in damage. (Trevor Pritchard/CBC)

Investigators are looking into a fire in west Ottawa Saturday that damaged eight garbage trucks and caused $3 million in damages.

Firefighters were called to the Waste Management Canada facility on Westbrook Road just after 5:30 p.m.

The fire was limited to the garbage trucks and did not damage any buildings, Ottawa Fire Services said in a media release.

It was brought under control shortly after 6 p.m.

No one was injured in the blaze, fire officials said.

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