Crews Make Progress on British Columbia Wildfire

Fire threatened Fraser Lake and Lejac

 

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BRITISH COLUMBIA (CBC News) – Firefighters in central British Columbia have made significant progress in containing a wildfire burning west of Prince George on Sunday, during the busiest weekend this year for the B.C. Wildfire Service.

The service said it was notified of a wildfire burning near Fraser Lake and Lejac, along Highway 16, around 3 p.m. PT Saturday.

The fire, estimated at 260 hectares as of Sunday morning at 10 a.m., prompted evacuation orders and alerts in the area. Officials said it didn’t spread overnight. MORE

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Fire threatened Fraser Lake and Lejac     CBC News BRITISH COLUMBIA (CBC News) – Firefighters in central British Columbia have made significant progress in containing a wildfire burning west of Prince George on Sunday, during the busiest weekend this year for the B.C. Wildfire Service. The service said it was notified of a wildfire […]

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