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The charred remnants of the San Group building on Nuupts’ ikapis Way. (ELENA RARDON / ALBERNI VALLEY NEWS)

Fire crews battle industrial fire at San Group construction site in Port Alberni

Four fire depts. called out to help extinguish blaze at remanufacturing plant

The charred remnants of the San Group building on Nuupts’ ikapis Way. (ELENA RARDON / ALBERNI VALLEY NEWS)
Central Saanich, North Saanich and Sidney fire crews responded to a fire in the 6300-block of Central Saanich Road on April 16. (Central Saanich Fire/Twitter)

Two firefighters injured in late Thursday night fire in Central Saanich

At this time the fire is not believed to be suspicious

Central Saanich, North Saanich and Sidney fire crews responded to a fire in the 6300-block of Central Saanich Road on April 16. (Central Saanich Fire/Twitter)
VicPD is investigating six suspicious fires set over the long weekend. (Black Press Media file photo)

VicPD investigating six more suspicious fires set over the long weekend

Fifteen suspicious fires set in Victoria, Esquimalt since March, police say

VicPD is investigating six suspicious fires set over the long weekend. (Black Press Media file photo)
A fire broke out in Brewskys Taphouse around 11 p.m. on April 10 causing minimal damage to the backroom. (Brentwood Bay Brewskys Taphouse/Facebook)

Friday night fire at Brewskys Taphouse caused by cleaning rags left on a dryer

Bar to re-open for take-out, delivery Wednesday evening

A fire broke out in Brewskys Taphouse around 11 p.m. on April 10 causing minimal damage to the backroom. (Brentwood Bay Brewskys Taphouse/Facebook)
Firefighters work to extinguish a fire on Waring Road in South Wellington, where a legal grow op burned up late Sunday and early Monday. (Greg Sakaki/News Bulletin)

Legal grow op burns up overnight south of Nanaimo

VIDEO: Possible electrical malfunction destroys marijuana crop and equipment

Firefighters work to extinguish a fire on Waring Road in South Wellington, where a legal grow op burned up late Sunday and early Monday. (Greg Sakaki/News Bulletin)
A fire broke out in Brewskys Taphouse around 11 p.m. on April 10 causing minimal damage to the back storage area. (Brentwood Bay Brewskis Taphouse/Facebook)

No one injured in Friday night fire at Brentwood Bay bar

Blaze causes minimal damage to Brewskys Taphouse storage area

A fire broke out in Brewskys Taphouse around 11 p.m. on April 10 causing minimal damage to the back storage area. (Brentwood Bay Brewskis Taphouse/Facebook)
Firefighters work to put out an apartment building fire at the corner of Dogwood Street and 9th Avenue in Campbell River, B.C. on April 8, 2020. Photo by Marissa Tiel – Campbell River Mirror

VIDEO: Community rallies around Campbell River fire victims

Emergency Social Services volunteers logged over 100 hours in first day after fire

Firefighters work to put out an apartment building fire at the corner of Dogwood Street and 9th Avenue in Campbell River, B.C. on April 8, 2020. Photo by Marissa Tiel – Campbell River Mirror
Firefighters work to put out an apartment building fire at the corner of Dogwood Street and 9th Avenue in Campbell River, B.C. on April 8, 2020. Photo by Marissa Tiel – Campbell River Mirror

VIDEO: More than 85 people displaced by Campbell River apartment fire

Traffic is being diverted around Dogwood Street and 9th Avenue

Firefighters work to put out an apartment building fire at the corner of Dogwood Street and 9th Avenue in Campbell River, B.C. on April 8, 2020. Photo by Marissa Tiel – Campbell River Mirror
North Cedar Fire Department responded to a structure fire Thursday, April 2, on Barnes Road. The fire is suspicious and a suspect has been arrested. (File photo)

Nanaimo man arrested after allegedly setting house fire

Firefighters arrived to find mobile home ablaze on Barnes Road in Cedar on Thursday

North Cedar Fire Department responded to a structure fire Thursday, April 2, on Barnes Road. The fire is suspicious and a suspect has been arrested. (File photo)
A provincial ban announced Thursday means no more outdoor burnings on Saanich Peninsula. (Black Press Media File)

Provincial ban on outdoor burning affects all of Greater Victoria

Several south Island municipalities had already taken measures to stop outdoor burns

A provincial ban announced Thursday means no more outdoor burnings on Saanich Peninsula. (Black Press Media File)
Close call has B.C. senior warning of an unexpected fire hazard

Close call has B.C. senior warning of an unexpected fire hazard

Ruth Kaspick’s couch cushions went up in flames when a smouldering heat pack was hit with oxygen

Close call has B.C. senior warning of an unexpected fire hazard
Sunday fire causes extensive damage to Central Saanich home

Sunday fire causes extensive damage to Central Saanich home

Saanich Peninsula fire crews contain blaze to one residence

Sunday fire causes extensive damage to Central Saanich home
A rural home was fully involved when fire crews arrived on March 13. Photo supplied by Campbell River Fire Department.
A rural home was fully involved when fire crews arrived on March 13. Photo supplied by Campbell River Fire Department.
Firefighters kept the fire from spreading at Mount Washington. Photo by Luke DeBoer

Fire destroys chalet at Mount Washington, as eight escape

Fire department needed UTV to gain access because of Alpine Village location

Firefighters kept the fire from spreading at Mount Washington. Photo by Luke DeBoer
Prince Rupert firefighters are battling a blaze at the CN Rail roundhouse on Prince Rupert’s waterfront.                                Photo by K-J Millar/The Northern View
Prince Rupert firefighters are battling a blaze at the CN Rail roundhouse on Prince Rupert’s waterfront.                                Photo by K-J Millar/The Northern View
Firefighters deal with the aftermath of a house fire Monday night in Langford. (Justin Bush photo)
Firefighters deal with the aftermath of a house fire Monday night in Langford. (Justin Bush photo)
Two Commercial Vehicle Safety and Enforcement trucks were lit on fire in the early morning hours of Friday, Feb. 14. (Facebook)

Two law enforcement trucks torched in northern B.C.

Police say they have video evidence of a person in the area of the truck fires

Two Commercial Vehicle Safety and Enforcement trucks were lit on fire in the early morning hours of Friday, Feb. 14. (Facebook)
The Central Saanich Fire Department responded to a fire at Brentwood House, a long-term care facility in Brentwood Bay on Monday night. Seventeen residents in the building were displaced due to the fire. There were no injuries. (Twitter/Central Saanich Fire)

Fire at Brentwood Bay long-term care facility displaces 17 residents

Some residents home with families, others sent to Victoria General Hospital

The Central Saanich Fire Department responded to a fire at Brentwood House, a long-term care facility in Brentwood Bay on Monday night. Seventeen residents in the building were displaced due to the fire. There were no injuries. (Twitter/Central Saanich Fire)
Island Outfitters has been emptied after a Jan. 4 fire left inventory charred and melted. (Island Outfitters/Facebook)

Saanich police say blaze at Island Outfitters was arson

Owners take to Facebook, call Jan. 4 blaze ‘devastating’

Island Outfitters has been emptied after a Jan. 4 fire left inventory charred and melted. (Island Outfitters/Facebook)
The owners of Island Outfitters have taken to social media to share photos of the damage a month after a fire ravaged the store. (Island Outfitters/Facebook)

Island Outfitters owners share photos of damage caused by fire that ravaged store

Charred walls and melted inventory are what’s left of the Saanich outdoor store

The owners of Island Outfitters have taken to social media to share photos of the damage a month after a fire ravaged the store. (Island Outfitters/Facebook)