(KRON) — Oakland’s Rotary Nature Center, located at Lake Merritt, caught fire Tuesday night, the Oakland Fire Department said.
OFD responded to the building at 7:25 p.m. The fire affected about 10-15% of the building’s exterior wall and roof but was contained there, per the fire department.
The blaze was brought under control at 7:45 p.m. The cause is under investigation.
The nature center is located at 600 Bellevue Ave., on the northern shore of Lake Merritt. It holds educational displays and exhibits.
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