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Firefighters extinguish laundry basket fire in Ottawa home

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Firefighters extinguished a laundry basket that caught fire in an Ottawa home on Saturday afternoon.

A statement by Ottawa Fire Services says crews responded to a 9-1-1 call shortly before 2:05 p.m. from the occupant of a home on Ridgebrook Drive in the Pineview neighbourhood, just south of Highway 174.

The fire was “quickly” found in the bedroom where it was found to have originated from a laundry basket.

The fire was quickly extinguished and did not extend to the rest of the home, Ottawa Fire says.

The blaze was put under control shortly after 2:15 p.m.

The cause of the fire remains unclear at this time.

There were no reported injuries.

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