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Smoking pot on stove ignites Saanich fire call on Quadra Street

Traffic impacted in northbound lanes of 3300-block shortly after 11 a.m.

A pot left on the stove spurred a significant fire response Tuesday morning.

Saanich Fire Department was called for reports of a structure fire in the 3300-block of Quadra Street on May 18 shortly after 11 a.m.

Four trucks and an ambulance answered the call at a duplex in that block. Fire crews remained on the scene for a short time to clear the heavy smoke.

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