Apartment fire claims one life: Victoria Police – BC


A fatal apartment fire in James Bay has claimed the life of one man, according to Victoria police.

Firefighters responded to a blaze in the 100-block of Menzies Street around 8:30 a.m. Monday.

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No one else was injured, but the complex suffered significant damage, police said.

Investigators are working to determine what caused the fire, but the blaze is not being investigated as a criminal act, police said.

The B.C. Coroners Service is also investigating.

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