Firefighters battle a blaze on Ogilvie Road in Ottawa’s east end

Ottawa Firefighters are battling a fire at a four-storey multi-unit residential building in Ottawa’s east end.

Ottawa Fire tweeted that firefighters were at the scene of a two-alarm fire on Ogilvie Road, between Palmerston Drive and Cadboro Road. The fire started in a 12-unit townhouse complex.

“Flames and smoke are coming through the roof on arrival,” the Ottawa Fire Department said.

Just after 9 p.m., the Ottawa Fire Department reported that the building was completely engulfed in smoke and flames.

Firefighters were seen going through the building looking for occupants.

Ogilvie Road is closed between Bathgate Drive and Matheson Road until further notice.

This is a developing story. CTV News Ottawa will have the latest news as it becomes available.

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