News

Fire at seniors home sends one to hospital

Saanich fire crews responded to The Victorian on Feltham Road late Saturday night after a small fire broke out in a suite at the retirement home.

Firefighters arrived just before midnight to find staff had extinguished the fire, but smoke was lingering on the ground floor.

Crews cleared the smoke and the suite was searched to ensure the fire was out.

One occupant living in the suite was taken to hospital for smoke inhalation. The cause of the fire is still unknown.

kslavin@saanichnews.com

We encourage an open exchange of ideas on this story's topic, but we ask you to follow our guidelines for respecting community standards. Personal attacks, inappropriate language, and off-topic comments may be removed, and comment privileges revoked, per our Terms of Use. Please see our FAQ if you have questions or concerns about using Facebook to comment.

You might like ...

Opposition strong to expanded farmland uses
 
HOMEFINDER: Creating a livable neighbourhood
 
Cops for Cancer Tour de Rock arrives in Sooke
Education Minister: School boards knew of CUPE costs
 
Alberni First rolls out slate of candidates for municipal election
 
Parksville Qualicum Beach News editor away eating dirt
Mill Bay ferry crew saves couple and its dog from sinking Bayliner Monday
 
CVRD fighting recent appeal-court victory by Paldi crematorium owners
 
Francisty views the Olympics from a front-row seat

Community Events, October 2014

Add an Event

Read the latest eEdition

Browse the print edition page by page, including stories and ads.

Oct 1 edition online now. Browse the archives.