Explosion and fire destroy four street sweepers on Faulkner Trail

(via Ottawa Fire)

At around 4:00am on Friday, Ottawa Fire received multiple 911 calls of an explosion in a parking lot and flames visible at the intersection of Faulkner Trail and Eagleson Rd.

On arrival there were multiple vehicles fully involved with exposure buildings close by. A working fire was declare immediately in order to have extra apparatus to protect the exposures. The fire was under control as of 4:30am.

At this time the vehicles fully involved are four street sweepers.

Ottawa Police Services, Ottawa Paramedic Service, Enbridge and Hydro are responding. No firefighter injuries or civilian injuries at this time.

The cause at this time is unknown and estimated damages are not known.



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