Fire destroys Timber Trail Algonquin at Oxtongue Lake

Fire destroys Timber Trail Algonquin at Oxtongue Lake

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Fire destroys Timber Trail Algonquin at Oxtongue Lake.  In the early morning hours of November 20, 2013, a highly destructive fire engulfed the main building at Timber Trail Algonquin, at Oxtongue Lake, in Ontario. (Night time photos courtesy: Marlene Kyle)

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This was the second fire in the life of Timber Trail Algonquin.

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Many years ago, another raging inferno at that very location consumed the original log structure.  In that horrific fire, two members of the Marson family of Oxtongue Lake perished.

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Thoughts of the Marson family have been revisited as community members come to grips with this most recent disaster.

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Fortunately, everyone escaped safely from the ravages of this latest fire, but one person was taken to hospital with possible second-degree burns.

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Our thanks to all the Algonquin Highlands’ fire crew who brought this fire under control and put an end to it.

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