Mary Street Fire
(Victoria Firefighters Local 730)

A suspect has been arrested on charges of arson stemming from a fire that engulfed a home in Vic West Saturday evening.

Emergency crews responded to the blaze at approximately 6 p.m. on May 15.

According to a tweet from Victoria Firefighters Local 730, crews were able to limit spread and damage to adjacent structures and contained the fire.

Victoria Police said in a subsequent tweet that there were no injuries.

In addition, police said they arrested a suspect in connection with the blaze at a multi-unit temporary housing facility in the 200-block of Russell Street.

Police are still investigating.

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