Saanich firefighters have saved a home from total destruction after a fire broke out Wednesday afternoon.
While crews managed to extinguish the blaze, it wasn't before the flames had spread to the attic of the Sims Avenue home, causing extensive damage.
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At an active structure fire
200 block Sims Ave
Strong #leadership and smart fire tactics saved this structure
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The cause of the blaze is still under investigation but officials say it started at the back of the property.
Damage is estimated at $100,000.