Central Saanich Police are investigating a hedge fire that occurred in the 1900 block of Genoa Place on Friday, around 4:30 pm.
According to police, it appears the hedge was intentionally set on fire from the grounds at St. Mary’s Anglican Church, which borders a residence on Genoa Place.
The fire caused extensive damage, according to police.
The Central Saanich Volunteer Fire Department were able to get the fire under control quickly, limiting the damage.
Central Saanich Police continue to investigate and ask anyone who may have witnessed the incident or any suspicious activity prior to the fire to either contact the Central Saanich Police at 250-652-4441 or make an anonymous report to Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477).