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Crews respond to sparking wires near Wellington West

When crews arrived on scene, multiple residents of the area reported a haze in their home, as well as power surges affecting home appliances. 
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Ottawa Fire Service crest on the side of one of its vehicles, September 8, 2017. (Photo/ Mike Vlasveld)

Reports of sparking and arcing wires brought fire crews out to an area near Wellington West overnight. 

Just after midnight, firefighters responded to the area of Island Park Drive and Wellington Street West after several calls from residents.  

When crews arrived on scene, multiple residents reported a haze in their home, as well as power surges affecting home appliances. 

A resident also reported that a fire had started in the rear area of her home, and a working fire was declared at 379 Island Park Dr. 

The fire service says there were no injuries and no significant damage. 
 




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