Fire crews from Oak Bay and Saanich are investigating the source of a blaze on Tod Road Wednesday evening.
Oak Bay Fire was called and quickly knocked down a blaze shortly before 8 p.m. on Jan. 26, said fire prevention officer Capt. Rob Kivell.
The fire started and was contained in the basement of a 1918 character home. It suffered heavy smoke damage, Kivell said. Residents, alerted by smoke alarms, all got out safely.
Crews from Saanich and Victoria fire departments also responded.
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