Ottawa firefighters were called to extinguish a fire which occurred early Saturday in an apartment on the 11th floor of a residential building of Elgin street.
Smoke was billowing from the balcony of the apartment to the arrival of the fire shortly after 2: 40 pm. The smoke has also invaded the apartment and the corridor of the 11th floor.
According to the Ottawa fire Department, smoking was the cause of the fire.
Two people were treated on site by paramedics after being overcome by smoke.
The value of damage is estimated at $40,000.