Lightning is the suspected cause of a house fire in the Greatwood and Richvale area.

 

Ottawa police say temporary road closures are in effect at Greatwood and Richvale, Brookstone and Greatwood as fire equipment and emergency personnel were still on scene as of 3 p.m.

 

Witnesses told police the cause may have been a lightning strike to the roof.

 

There were no reports of injuries.