When the fire departments arrived at the Pioneer House Restaurant on Highway One south of Duncan late this morning (Tues) customers were still coming out of the building.
But Deputy Fire Chief with Cowichan Bay, Steve McCaffery says quick action by staff and fire crews limited the spread of the blaze…..
There were no injuries.
The Mill Bay and Duncan Fire Departments were also at the scene which was mopped up by about 2 o’clock.
The restaurant is closed while the damaged is assessed.