Firefighters douse blaze near Cow High

It took a speedy response to bring down a fast-moving fire in trees and brush on Elvins Street between Cowichan Secondary and an apartment building and North Cowichan’s South End firefighters were there immediately with two trucks on getting the call about 2:20 p.m. Saturday afternoon, Aug. 9.

Nearby residents watched from their homes and the street as the flames roared quicky up the trees.

The blaze is still under investigation.