News

Deck fire an early wake-up call for Saanich homeowners

Families were roused a little earlier than normal this morning in Saanich's Cordova Bay neighbourhood thanks to a deck fire.

Around 6:30 a.m., Saanich Fire Department headed to the 5300-block of Sayward Hills Cres. with two engines, two ladder trucks, a rescue truck, command vehicle and 18 fire fighters for a report of a structure fire.

Firefighters found the fire confined to the rear deck of the single family dwelling and quickly extinguished it.

Cause of the fire is under investigation, but damage is estimated at $15,000.

We encourage an open exchange of ideas on this story's topic, but we ask you to follow our guidelines for respecting community standards. Personal attacks, inappropriate language, and off-topic comments may be removed, and comment privileges revoked, per our Terms of Use. Please see our FAQ if you have questions or concerns about using Facebook to comment.

You might like ...

TIMELINE: An interactive history of terrorist attacks and plots in Canada
 
Hannah Day swab drive attracts huge crowd
 
Booking on comfort in times of need
Pearse retires from RDN
 
Dateline Cowichan: Workers protest mill’s move to Mesachie
 
Passenger rail back on track

Community Events, October 2014

Add an Event

Read the latest eEdition

Browse the print edition page by page, including stories and ads.

Oct 24 edition online now. Browse the archives.