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Windfall Fire Update

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The Forest Fire by Tumbler Ridge has now grown to over 160 hectares in size.

The fire is burning in very steep terrain, preventing heavy equipment operators from working safely. Currently 40 firefighters are working by hand to control the fire; they are supported by two helicopters bucketing water. Air tankers are also available to support fire suppression efforts today. The fire is not currently growing significantly.

The fire is located approximately 40km west of Tumbler Ridge. The fire is in the Windfall Creek Area.

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