Fire & Stabbing on St. Joseph’s Boulevard in Ottawa FEB 1, 2016 #ops

The Ottawa Police Major Crime Section continues to investigate a stabbing and a fire at a St. Joseph Blvd. address.

Emergency crews were called to the 3200 block of St. Joseph Blvd. at about 7:30 a.m. on Sunday after reports of a fire and a stabbing of a woman.

A woman was assisted out of the residence by Ottawa Firefighters and was taken to hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

Firefighters also located and rescued a man from inside the residence.

The man, who was unconscious, suffered serious smoke inhalation injuries and has been transferred to a Toronto-area hospital.

A firefighter was also injured in the attempt to get the fire under control.

The investigation continues.

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