House fire

A young woman is believed to have died in a fire on the Malahat Nation reserve early Thursday morning. (Kevin Rothbauer/Citizen)

Death reported in fire on Malahat reserve Thursday morning

The victim is believed to be a woman in her early 20s

 

A young woman is believed to have died in a fire on the Malahat Nation reserve early Thursday morning. (Kevin Rothbauer/Citizen)

UPDATE: GoFundMe set up for family of woman who died in fire on Malahat Nation reserve

18-year-old victim alerted others to the fire, police say

 

Restoration is underway at a Vic West heritage home in the 200-block of Robert Street, which was severely damaged by fire in April, 2020. (Courtesy of Vanessa Nicholson)

Restoration begins on Vic West heritage home ravaged by fire

‘Muirhead House’ was built in 1903, damaged by fire in April 2020

Restoration is underway at a Vic West heritage home in the 200-block of Robert Street, which was severely damaged by fire in April, 2020. (Courtesy of Vanessa Nicholson)
Metchosin Fire Rescue Fire Chief Stephanie Dunlop said home is moderately damaged after a fire along Hi-Mount Drive Sunday morning. (Stephanie Dunlop photo)

Metchosin home damaged after Sunday morning fire

No injuries reported, according to Metchosin Fire Rescue Chief

Metchosin Fire Rescue Fire Chief Stephanie Dunlop said home is moderately damaged after a fire along Hi-Mount Drive Sunday morning. (Stephanie Dunlop photo)
One-third of Christmas tree fires start in January, according to the National Fire Protection Association. (Unsplash photo)

Christmas tree still up? So is your fire risk

Dry Christmas trees pose fire hazard

One-third of Christmas tree fires start in January, according to the National Fire Protection Association. (Unsplash photo)
Itty, a Siamese cat, has been missing since a house fire in Victoria’s Fernwood neighbourhood on Friday, Nov. 27. Her owner says she has white fur with blonde and grey markings. (Facebook/ROAM)

Cat goes missing after house fire in Fernwood neighbourhood

‘Itty’ has white fur, blonde and grey markings and blue eyes

Itty, a Siamese cat, has been missing since a house fire in Victoria’s Fernwood neighbourhood on Friday, Nov. 27. Her owner says she has white fur with blonde and grey markings. (Facebook/ROAM)
Equipment demolished what is left of a house on Mountain View Drive near Lake Cowichan after a house fire this morning, Nov. 27, 2020, as firefighters continued to pump water onto the smouldering remains. (Sarah Simpson/Gazette)
Equipment demolished what is left of a house on Mountain View Drive near Lake Cowichan after a house fire this morning, Nov. 27, 2020, as firefighters continued to pump water onto the smouldering remains. (Sarah Simpson/Gazette)
A Wednesday night fire at an empty house in Langford is under investigation. (Nina Grossman/News Staff)
A Wednesday night fire at an empty house in Langford is under investigation. (Nina Grossman/News Staff)
UPDATED: Fire that destroyed Saanich house deemed suspicious

UPDATED: Fire that destroyed Saanich house deemed suspicious

Police investigating, say home was empty when blaze sparked

UPDATED: Fire that destroyed Saanich house deemed suspicious
A Victoria couple is facing homelessness after a fire badly damaged their rented home. (Black Press Media file photo)
A Victoria couple is facing homelessness after a fire badly damaged their rented home. (Black Press Media file photo)
No injuries were reported in a Saanich townhouse fire Monday night, says the Saanich Police Department. (Twitter/Saanich Fire Department)

No one injured in Saanich townhouse fire

Blaze may have been connected to fireplace use

No injuries were reported in a Saanich townhouse fire Monday night, says the Saanich Police Department. (Twitter/Saanich Fire Department)
This was the scene Sunday evening as firefighting crews from Central Saanich, North Saanich and Sidney battled a house fire on Skyline Crescent in Central Saanich. A GoFundMe campaign is now underway to help the family. (Central Saanich Fire/Twitter)

Central Saanich rallies around family displaced by Sunday fire

COVID-19 outbreak impacts what kind of donations can be accepted

This was the scene Sunday evening as firefighting crews from Central Saanich, North Saanich and Sidney battled a house fire on Skyline Crescent in Central Saanich. A GoFundMe campaign is now underway to help the family. (Central Saanich Fire/Twitter)
Saanich Fire responds to a house fire on 4900 block Albina street the morning of March 5. (Saanich Fire/Twitter)

Saanich Fire responds to early morning house fire

The D crew were on scene at 4:40 a.m. fire is contained

Saanich Fire responds to a house fire on 4900 block Albina street the morning of March 5. (Saanich Fire/Twitter)
A home off Terrien Road in Nanoose Bay was destroyed by fire in the early morning of Feb. 23. (Jim Murray photo)

Massive early-morning blaze destroys Vancouver Island home

Firefighters from three departments called in to battle fire at unoccupied residence

A home off Terrien Road in Nanoose Bay was destroyed by fire in the early morning of Feb. 23. (Jim Murray photo)
A fire destroyed several units at a housing complex on Auchinachie Road Tuesday night. (Damian Joulie photo)
A fire destroyed several units at a housing complex on Auchinachie Road Tuesday night. (Damian Joulie photo)
A fire destroyed several unites at a housing complex on Auchinachie Road Tuesday night. (Damian Joulie photo)
A fire destroyed several unites at a housing complex on Auchinachie Road Tuesday night. (Damian Joulie photo)
(Twitter Sgt Rob Smith)

VIDEO: Neighbour praises fire departments for saving Oak Bay homes and park

Oak Bay firefighter treated and released for smoke inhalation

(Twitter Sgt Rob Smith)