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Arson unit investigating fire that left three homeless

Dec. 12, 2011, Ottawa - Ottawa's arson unit is looking into a fire that gutted a suburban bungalow Saturday night.

December 12, 2011 
By The Canadian Press

Firefighters say the residents were out of town when flames broke out in the home on Scrivens Drive in the city's south end just
before 9 p.m.

Fire crews got the blaze under control by 10 p.m. but the building collapsed.

Damage is estimated to be around $500,000.

Three people lived in the home and will have to find a place to stay.


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