Firefighters battle blaze in Victoria character home

Three trucks and 17 firefighters responded to a large house fire in the Fairfield neighbourhood which caused extensive damage to a character home.

Residents escape without injury

Victoria fire crews battled a noon-hour fire in a large character home Monday.

Three trucks and 17 firefighters responded to the blaze that was called in at 11:50.

Smoke from the building on McClure Street in the Fairfield neighbourhood blanketed neighbouring blocks.

There were no reports of injuries.