One man is recovering from smoke inhalation after a central Ottawa high-rise fire Sunday afternoon.

Fire crews were called to 1170 Fisher Avenue near the Central Experimental Farm around 1:05 p.m., where they saw smoke coming from an upper-storey window.

They said the fire was contained to a single apartment and was under control by 1:30 p.m.

Paramedics said they took a 46-year-old man to hospital with smoke inhalation.