Central Saanich’s annual Hallowe’en bonfire is a time for witches to mingle with regular people. (Hugo Wong/News Staff)

PHOTOS: Bonfires and fireworks mark end of Hallowe’en for Saanich Peninsula

Central and North Saanich fire departments lead annual tradition

The Saanich Peninsula celebrated Hallowe’en with bonfires and fireworks in North and Central Saanich. Each municipality’s fire department took the lead and used their expertise to build large, safe fires for all to enjoy.

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A young shark is distracted from a massive bonfire held each Hallowe’en at Centennial Park in Central Saanich. (Hugo Wong/News Staff)

Cohen Shaw, Greta Hagen, Brontë Hagen, and Sage Lansdell are surprised when a bonfire made by Central Saanich firefighters intensifies. The bonfire is an annual Hallowe’en tradition in Central Saanich. (Hugo Wong/News Staff)

A bonfire at the North Saanich Fire Hall was a warm way to end the season. (Kristyn Anthony/News Staff)

Fireworks at the North Saanich Fire Hall celebrated the end of Hallowe’en. (Hugo Wong/News Staff)

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