(via Ottawa Fire Service)
Ottawa Fire Services received a 911 call from a resident reporting smoke showing in a farm field behind his home on Birchland Crescent on May 28 2017 at 13:18 hours. Upon arrival fire fighters confirmed smoke showing in the field and declared a working grass fire.
The grass fire involved approximately 2 acres of grass and some piles of heavy timber but no structures were threatened. Fire fighters were still on location early this afternoon putting out hot spots. There are no civilian or fire fighter injuries.