Unoccupied Cranberry Road house burns


Salt Spring Fire Rescue battled a structure fire at an unoccupied house at the bottom of Cranberry Road in the wee hours of Sunday morning.

Salt Spring Fire Chief Arjuna George said the call came in at 1:08 a.m. Crews from all three island halls responded, with work completed at around 6 a.m.

“The team did an excellent job containing the fire and stopping it from spreading further,” said George. 

No injuries were reported.

Cause of the fire has not yet been identified.

For an update on this story, see the March 7, 2018 issue of the Gulf Islands Driftwood newspaper.

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