A fire at the corner of 17 Street and Fitzgerald Avenue in Courtenay caused extensive damage to the property. (Photo submitted)

House fire in Courtenay overnight

Fire reportedly started in garage/carport

According to early reports, all occupants of a house fire in Courtenay overnight are safe.

The fire, at the corner of 17 Street and Fitzgerald Avenue, caused extensive damage to the property. It is believed the fire, which was called in at approximately 3:30 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 12, started in the garage/carport. The Record continues to work on this story and will post updates as they become available.