Crews Make Progress on British Columbia Wildfire

Fire threatened Fraser Lake and Lejac

 

(CBC News, YouTube)

 

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 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

Earlier

See also  Clearing Ruins Launches New Phase in California Wildfire Cleanup

Topics

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 […]

Get The Wildland Firefighter Newsletter

Related Articles

Western Flames Spread, CA Sees Its Largest 2022 Fire

Western Flames Spread, CA Sees Its Largest 2022 Fire

By NOAH BERGER Associated Press YREKA, Calif. (AP) — Crews battling the largest wildfire so far this year in California braced for thunderstorms and hot, windy conditions that created the potential for additional fire growth Sunday as they sought to protect remote...

Chief: Bottle-Magnified Sunlight Ignited Possum Kingdom (TX) Fire

Chief: Bottle-Magnified Sunlight Ignited Possum Kingdom (TX) Fire

By TERRY WALLACE Associated Press Sunlight magnified by glass bottles in an open garbage can ignited paper trash, starting a 500-acre (200-hectare) North Texas wildfire that destroyed five homes, fire officials said Thursday. The July 18 fire on Possum Kingdom Lake's...