Yukon Fire Crews brought in to help in Northeast BC

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Eighteen initial attack firefighters from the Yukon are in B.C. this weekend to assist in fighting forest fires.

They’re expected to stay about two weeks at stations in Prince George and Williams Lake. B.C. Forest Service Information Officer Kim Stienbart says the fire risk in the Northeast part of B.C. is rising.

"They’ve been brought in as reinforcements for anticipated need and what this means is that we’ve had a lot of our crews sent down to the Southeast lately to deal with some of the large fires there. They’ve been working hard for an extended period of time now and they’re ready for some days off."

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It’s the fourth time this season the Yukon has sent resources to British Columbia to assist.

Yukon-based air tanker groups have been relocated south 3 times this summer, including to Prince George and Revelstoke earlier this week.

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