Snake Island Road home destroyed by fire

A home on Snake Island Road in rural south Ottawa was reduced to rubble after a major fire overnight. Dec. 7, 2021. (Jim O'Grady/CTV News Ottawa)

Ottawa Fire Services says a home on Snake Island Road in rural south Ottawa has been destroyed by fire.

The first 911 calls came in late Monday night. Callers reported seeing flames shooting from the roof of the home.

Everyone inside had safely evacuated by the time fire crews arrived and there are no reported injuries. Three adults are now homeless because of the blaze.

The fire was under control by 12:40 a.m. Tuesday. It caused an estimated $750,000 in damage.

What sparked the fire is under investigation.

Fire last night on Snake Island Rd between Manotick Station Rd & Stagecoach Rd. #OttNews pic.twitter.com/kS0Y1joHrf

— Ottawa Fire Services (@OttFire) December 7, 2021