Wednesday, April 17, 2024

Saanich Firefighters contain grass fire; residents asked to stay indoors


Saanich Fire say the brush fire is contained at Maplewood Rd and Camrose Cres but the there is still lots of smoke in area and are asking residents in the area to stay indoors.

The cause of the fire is still unknown.

Social media lit up around 3:30pm this afternoon with reports people could smell and see plumes of smoke  as far away as UVIC.

For more on the story:

view of the smoke (from a grass fire near Maplewood), this is looking south over the Shelbourne Plaza photo by Samuel Locke
Looking away from fire location – This is the smoke cloud that drifted by Mt. Tolmie photo by Samuel Locke



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