Firefighters on Salt Spring Island battled a structure fire late into the night on Wednesday
Reports indicate the fire broke out on Sarah Way just before 4 p.m.
Salt Spring Island Fire Rescue says it began with a vehicle fire.
The blaze then spread to a two-storey building.
Smoke from the fire was visible across a wide area.
The fire was contained and did not spread to the forest.
There were no injuries but there was extensive damage to the house and vehicle.