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A massive house explosion in Ottawa left some unbelievable damage behind while several people were hurt and two had to be pulled from the debris.

Early Monday morning, Ottawa Fire Services (OFS) along with the Ottawa Police Service (OPS) and paramedics all responded to reports of the explosion in the city's east end as people took to social media in shock having seen, heard, or felt the impact.

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An Ottawa firefighter tragically died from fatal injuries he sustained in a skydiving incident, which happened during a landing sequence on Wednesday.

In a statement posted to Facebook, Parachute Ottawa said that a skydiver "succumbed to fatal injuries" following a skydiving landing around 12:30 p.m..

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Ottawa Fire Services (OFS) pulled off a heroic rescue after someone was found unconscious in a vehicle hanging off a ledge above the Rideau River on Friday evening.

At around 8:30 p.m., OFS received a call from the Ottawa Police Service (OPS) about a vehicle collision on Bank Street and Riverside Drive, according to a press release sent to Narcity.

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