(Ottawa Fire respond to 145 Wahlgreen Road where a working fire damaged a truck repair business. Photos: Ottawa Fire Services)
Ottawa Fire Services (OFS) received a 911 call at 6:36 pm this evening from an employee of a commercial trucking repair business at 145 Walgreen Road. The employee had been notified by an alarm company of a fire alarm and was able to confirm through remote security cameras that there were smoke and flames in the commercial building.
Firefighters arrived on scene at 6:43 pm and immediately declared a working fire.
Crews forced entry into the building and were able to extinguish the main body of the fire rapidly. Firefighters continued ventilating the smoke, checking for extensions, and protecting surrounding areas from water damage. The fire was declared under control at 7:29 p.m.
The cause of the fire is under investigation by Ottawa Fire Services.