Temporary structure in Beacon Hill Park catches fire; no one injured

No one was injured Tuesday morning when a fire broke out in a temporary structure in Beacon Hill Park.

The Victoria Fire Department received several 911 calls, beginning about 9:30 a.m. The fire was near Douglas Street and Circle Drive, near the park’s giant watering can.

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The structure was fully involved when fire crews arrived, said Deputy Fire Chief Dan Atkinson.

The blaze was close to a hedge, but crews managed to get water on the flames quickly, he said.

“Fortunately there were no occupants [inside] at the time.”

No cause has been determined.

— Times Colonist

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