Skip to content
Join our Newsletter
Join our Newsletter

Fire damages former coast guard building in Victoria

A vacant building in Victoria sustained significant damage after a fire broke out at about 5 a.m. Sunday. Victoria Fire Department responded to a structure fire at 202 Harbour Rd., which is a former Canadian Coast Guard building.
Victoria Fire Department - photo
The former Canadian Coast Guard building at 202 Harbour Rd. has been vacant for many years, but squatters have been using it as a shelter, the Victoria Fire Department says.

A vacant building in Victoria sustained significant damage after a fire broke out at about 5 a.m. Sunday.

Victoria Fire Department responded to a structure fire at 202 Harbour Rd., which is a former Canadian Coast Guard building.

It has been vacant for years but squatters have been using it as a shelter, said Battalion Chief Bob Jones.

No one was injured. The cause of the fire is under investigation.

202 Harbour Rd.

push icon
Be the first to read breaking stories. Enable push notifications on your device. Disable anytime.
No thanks