Two residents of a Russell Road townhouse have been displaced by an early morning fire.
Ottawa Fire Services were called at about 2:38 a.m. for a fire in the middle of an eight-unit row at 1803 Russell Rd. in the Elmvale area.
Two residents had managed to flee. Red Cross and Salvation Army representatives were taking care of the pair.
The fire was brought under control quickly.
There were no injuries and damages were estimated at $40,000 for content and property.
A fire inspector was called to the scene.