Third grass fire in Ottawa Saturday; one person assessed for smoke inhalation
Ottawa firefighters on the scene of a grass fire on Mitch Owens Road Saturday, May 23, 2020. (Photo: Scott Stilborn / @OFSFirePhoto / Twitter)
OTTAWA -- Ottawa Firefighters have been kept busy this weekend, battling grass and brush fires across the city.
At around 12:50 p.m. Saturday, firefighters were called to Mitch Owens Road near York's Corners Road after an outdoor fire got out of control.
The fire was about 60 metres by 180 metres in size when firefighters arrived.
One person was assessed for smoke inhalation.
No buildings were damaged but two trees had to be removed as part of the effort to stop the blaze.
The fire was declared under control by 1:30 p.m.