Crews responded to a house fire in Langford Monday night. (Rod Sluggett/Black Press Media)

UPDATED: House fire in Langford Monday night deemed not suspicious

Fire near Glen Lake Road and Haslam Avenue

Crews responded to a structure fire on Glen Lake Road in Langford Monday night.

Fire crews arrived at the scene, near Glen Lake Road and Haslam Avenue, around 8:15 p.m. to see “significant fire” burning in the top part of the house. The crew then made their way inside to extinguish the blaze and search for residents.

READ ALSO: Dump truck driver triggers three-car crash in Langford

According to Lance Caven, assistant chief of fire prevention, the single occupant of the home made it out safely.

Langford Fire Rescue, Colwood Fire Rescue and View Royal Fire Rescue all responded, although Caven was unsure about the exact number of firefighters.

Just before 9:30 p.m., a nearby resident said the fire was reportedly out.

READ ALSO: West Shore RCMP seeks help identifying suspected Skilsaw thief in Langford

The same resident said the fire was started by a space heater but Langford Fire Rescue was unable to confirm any details at the time.

Caven will be heading back to the site on Tuesday morning to begin investigating the cause. He says at this time the fire is not suspicious.


Like us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter

fire

Get local stories you won't find anywhere else right to your inbox.
Sign up here

Just Posted

Woman comes home to ‘entirely different’ Victoria after cruise ship, military base quarantine

Melanie Sibbitt booked herself a last-minute vacation on a cruise ship hit by COVID-19

COVID-19: Victoria moves homeless into 35 hotel rooms across the city

Mayor pleads with residents to stay inside during pandemic

Victoria brewery uses 3D-printer to make face shields for health care workers

Phillips Brewing is teaming up with engineers to create single-use medical equipment

Wheelchair user asks people to leave space on sidewalks to socially distance

Wendy Cox says many people are not stepping off the sidewalk to allow her space

Victoria street nurse thanks public for outpouring of donations

Businesses and individuals donated gloves, masks, sanitizers and more to frontline workers

B.C. records first at-home death from COVID-19, but 70+ hospital patients have recovered

Total of 970 novel coronavirus cases in B.C., with the majority in the Lower Mainland area

BC Ferries able to restrict travel for sick passengers

Ferries working on schedule shifts to keep workers safe

COVID-19: A message from the publisher

We will be making some changes to our print editions during these unprecedented times

Canada expands 75% wage subsidy to COVID-19 affected businesses of all sizes: Trudeau

Program will provide up to $847 per week for each worker

Pay parking suspended at B.C. hospitals due to COVID-19

Temporary free parking reduces need for keypads, contact

Helping those at risk, one piece of paper at a time through ‘isolation communication’

Simple paper tool during pandemic making its way across Canada thanks to social media.

‘Back to school, in a virtual way’ for B.C. students in COVID-19 pandemic

Province adds online resources to help parents at home

Canadian COVID-19 round-up: Air Canada cuts 15,000 jobs, 90% of flights

Comprehensive Canadian news update as of 2:30 p.m., Monday, March 30.

Most Read