Garage damaged by fire

Saturday afternoon fire on Arnot Avenue estimated to have caused $30,000 in damage

  • Aug. 31, 2015 3:00 p.m.

A garage fire caused approximately $30,000 in damage to a Tillicum home on Saturday afternoon.

At 3:21 p.m., the Saanich Fire Department received a call reporting a structure fire in the 300 block of Arnot Avenue with a possibly disabled person inside.

The department sent out one ladder, two engines, one rescue vehicle and one command vehicle, with an additional engine from the Esquimalt Fire Department and assistance from Saanich Police and B.C. Ambulance Service.

According to a press release, smoke entered the residence from the garage until crews confined the fire.

Multiple occupants were inside the residence, but all were able to exit without injuries. The cause of the fire is under investigation.