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Firefighters douse Amazon delivery truck engulfed in flames

Firefighters extinguished an Amazon delivery truck that caught fire in Ottawa’s south-end early Saturday morning.

Ottawa Fire Services said on social media that they received a 9-1-1 call from an Amazon employee just before 6:20 a.m. to report the truck they were using was on fire with a 26 foot trailer attached to it.

The trailer was attached to the Amazon warehouse on Legacy Road.

Firefighters could see black smoke from a distance while responding to the call. On arrival, the trailer was fully engulfed in smoke and flames.

The fire was declared under control just after 6:40 a.m. There are no details on what caused the fire at this time.

Firefighters doused an Amazon tractor trailer on fire early Saturday morning (Jean Lalonde/Ottawa Fire)Fire crews confirmed they prevented smoke from entering the warehouse. There were no reported injuries.

An Ottawa Fire investigator is on scene investigating.

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