Fire at Wildcat Trail Extinguished

A family science experience gone wrong is what caused all of the smoke seen on the West Shore today.

RCMP are commending the family for calling 911 immediately and say they want to use this as a lesson if faced with similar circumstances never hesitate to call emergency services for assistance.

Colwood Fire Department, View Royal Fire Department and West Shore RCMP quickly arrived at Wildcat Trail where the blaze ignited. The flames are now under control and the fire was put out, there are no reported injuries either.

Fire crews on scene said the fire scorched 500 square metres before they were able to put it out.

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