Saanich residents escape B.C. Day house fire

Two Saanich residents sent to hospital with smoke inhalation; damage estimated at $300,000

  • Aug. 5, 2014 12:00 p.m.

A house fire in the 700-block of Snowdrop Ave. sent two Saanich residents to hospital Monday afternoon.

The fire broke out around 4 p.m. and required 18 firefighters to extinguish the blaze.

Two residents, including an elderly woman, were sent to hospital and treated for smoke inhalation.

Damage to the home is estimated at $300,000, while the cause of the fire is still under investigation.