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Saanich news briefs
Oil fire sends one person to hospital
One person was taken to hospital after a pan of oil caught fire in their home, engulfing the kitchen in flames.
Saanich fire crews were called to the 100-block of Lurline Ave. around 10 p.m. on Sunday (July 29) and arrived to find smoke billowing out of the single-storey home.
The kitchen fire was quickly extinguished.
A resident of the home was taken to hospital with injuries to his arms.
Cougar seen in rural West Saanich
A cougar sighting was reported in the 5300-block of Westhome Rd. near the Roadhouse Bar & Grill in West Saanich.
The report came in to Saanich police around 10:20 p.m. on Sunday (July 29), adding to the numerous cougar sightings this summer.