Ottawa Fire responded to two calls near Stittsville this afternoon:
- A fire at a two-storey home at 8 Forbes Avenue in Katimavik was called in just after 2:00pm. The homeowner got out safely along with a pet dog and birds. Damage is estimated at $225,000 to the structure and $25,000 to the contents.
- Also this afternoon, a fire at 2173 Richardson Side Road, just east of Carp Road. Ottawa Fire Services responded to multiple 911 calls reporting a fire in a three-sided, 2,000 square foot recycling shed. Upon arrival fire fighters confirmed the fire in rubble in the large shed. The main body of the fire was under control by 2:30pm.