Fire destroys Brentwood Bay home

Occupants escape without injury during early morning blaze.

Fire burned from a deck into a home in Brentwood Bay early Tuesday morning.

A Brentwood Bay home was gutted by fire early Tuesday morning.

At 3:41 a.m. on May 3, Central Saanich Police and the Central Saanich Volunteer Fire Department (CSVFD) responded to a large residential fire on Kristin Place in Brentwood Bay.

Central Saanich fire Chief Ron French osaid there were four individuals and two dogs inside the home and all were able to escape without injury.

He said when firefighters arrived, the home was completely engulfed in flame. The home was destroyed and French said its content were lost in the fire. He added the home was insured.

The fire began on the outside back deck, he said, later spreading inside the home, The cause if the fire itself is still under investigation.

If individuals were witnesses or have any information on this incident, they are asked to call the Central Saanich Police Service at 250 652 4441 and reference File No. 2016-1470.