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Firefighters deal with hazards together with diesel tanks in blaze at business store


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Firefighters needed to take care of risks together with numerous gas sources and a pair of huge diesel tanks as they tackled a hearth at a business property on Moonstone Highway in a single day however no accidents had been reported on the unoccupied constructing.

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Firefighters from Station 46 in Rideau-Goulbourn responded to a number of 911 calls reporting the big constructing close to Willowlea Highway was on hearth simply earlier than 2 a.m. Thursday, Ottawa Fireplace Providers mentioned.

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Callers additionally reported that they might see issues “blowing up.”

Crews known as in a working hearth even earlier than they arrived as a result of they might see the flames from a distance.

They launched a defensive assault given the spreading flames and gas sources contained in the constructing whereas the 2 diesel tanks exterior additionally wanted “fixed cooling.”

With no hydrants close by, firefighters shuttled water to the scene with tanker vans.

The hearth was beneath management at 3:14 a.m.

A fireplace investigator was dispatched to find out the trigger.

A firefighter is shrouded in smoke and steam at a blaze on Moonstone Road early Thursday
A firefighter is shrouded in smoke and steam at a blaze on Moonstone Highway early Thursday Picture by Jean Lalonde /Provided

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