Esquimalt fire shuts down roads

Police tweet explosion and fire

VicPD and firefighters are on the scene of an explosion and fire in the 900-block of Carlton Terrace in Esquimalt.

Traffic heading into Esquimalt is slow from Catherine Street and the #6 bus is being rerouted at Head Street. Esquimalt road is closed at McAuley Road and through to Head Street due to the fire.

Victoria News has a reporter on the scene. Check back for updates.