Fire destroys cabin at MacSkimming Outdoor Education Centre
Damage from Tuesday morning blaze estimated at about $60K
A fire destroyed a sleeping cabin at the MacSkimming Outdoor Education Centre between Cumberland and Clarence-Rockland.
The fire at 3200 Wilhaven Dr. broke out before 2:30 a.m. Tuesday. By the time firefighters arrived, the cabin was engulfed in flames.
Damage to the cabin and its contents is estimated at about $60,000. No one was hurt.
The fire department is investigating what caused the fire.
MacSkimming is a 162-hectare outdoor education centre owned by the Ottawa-Carleton District School Board, which teaches outdoor and pioneering skills.
About 25 students were sleeping in another area of the centre overnight, according to centre's co-ordinator.