The investigation continues on the cause of an early morning residential blaze on Nelson Road Sunday morning, near Tsolum River Road in the Merville area.

Courtenay Fire Department Deputy Chief Kurt McDonald says fortunately there were no injuries but some major damage was done to the home…with crews on scene just before 7 a.m.

Meanwhile later in the long weekend another house fire broke out in East Courtenay, and crews were scene quickly on Monday…

McDonald says there were no injuries in that East Courtenay blaze.