Ottawa Fire says a gas can was found on fire at the scene of an overnight blaze in Ottawa’s Carlington neighbourhood.

Firefighters responded to a call from police about smoke visible at the front of a building on Laperriere Ave just after 2 a.m.

Police told firefighters there was a gas can on fire at the front of the building, and the fire had spread into the business.

The fire was extinguished shortly after firefighters arrived on scene.

Damage is estimated at $100,000. No one was hurt.

The Ottawa Police Arson Unit has taken over the investigation into the fire.