Fire destroys Halfmoon Bay home

Wescan Road

Investigators are working to determine the cause of a fire Wednesday night, Nov. 27, that destroyed a home on Wescan Road in Halfmoon Bay.

Halfmoon Bay Fire Chief Ryan Daley said the call came in around 9 p.m.

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The mobile home on the property in the 9900 block is a “complete loss” and two cars parked in the driveway also caught fire.

Everyone in the home was able to get out safely.

A neighbour told Coast Reporter that firefighters did “a fabulous job” preventing the fire from spreading.

“It was a big fire – it was very scary,” she said. “It makes you realize we live in a forest. The flames were just shooting up from the trees. We will be doing some fire-proofing landscaping here soon.”

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