Blaze damages home on Cedar Hill in Saanich

Nobody was injured in an early morning house fire in the 3200-block of Cedar Hill Rd. Wednesday morning.

Nobody was injured in an early morning house fire in the 3200-block of Cedar Hill Rd. Wednesday morning.

Saanich fire crews arrived around 4:40 a.m. to find flames coming from the rear of the home. Those flames were quickly extinguished, but the fire had spread to the attic.

Crews eventually knocked down the attic fire, without the flames extending into the living area.

One person was in the home at the time and escaped without injury.

Damage to the home and property is estimated at $75,000. The fire is not considered suspicious, but the cause remains under investigation.

kslavin@saanichnews.com