East-end fire leaves two men homeless

Ottawa Fire says no one was hurt in a fire on Saxony Crescent Sunday evening, but two men are homeless.

Crews were called to 1676 Saxony Crescent, north of Innes, around 6:40 p.m.

The fire was in the basement of the two-storey home. Crews contained it there, but the rest of the house was damaged by heavy smoke.

The two men in the home were able to evacuate safely. Victims' services has been called in to aid them.

Damages are estimated at $300,000.

The cause is under investigation.

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