Nanaimo Fire Rescue crews quickly extinguished a structure fire that started in the garage of a residence in the 6100 block of Carmanah Way Saturday afternoon. (KARL YU/News Bulletin)

Nanaimo Fire Rescue extinguishes garage fire in north end

Cause of fire at Carmanah Way in north end Nanaimo currently unknown, says Nanaimo Fire Rescue.

Nanaimo Fire Rescue crews contained a structure fire at the north end of Nanaimo late in the afternoon of Saturday, Dec. 2.

The fire, at the 6100 block of Carmanah Way, was called in around 4:12 p.m. Saturday afternoon. According to Brad Wood, City of Nanaimo Fire Rescue assistant chief, three stations responded.

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“We’ve had a minor fire inside a garage at a residence, no injuries,” said Wood. “The people, by the looks of it, should be allowed back into the house.”

It doesn’t appear suspicious and Wood said and the cause is currently unknown.

Fire prevention officers are currently investigating, said Wood.

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