A house fire on Prince of Wales Drive near Colonnade Drive is under control.
Officials first reported the blaze around 2:45 p.m. Wednesday, as firefighters faced heavy smoke and flames.
Everyone living inside the home made it out safely, alongside their pets.
UPDATE PRINCE OF WALES: Fire has escalated to 2nd Alarm. Main body of fire in attic/roof. All occupants & pets evacuated safely. Motorists are asked to avoid Prince of Wales between Colonnade & Fisher. Yield for emergency vehicles trying to access scene #ottnews #otttraffic pic.twitter.com/R8Eaulerfk— Ottawa Fire Services (@OttFire) May 16, 2018
Motorists are being asked to avoid the area.
There has been no word on what sparked the fire or how much damage has been done to the home.