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Saturday, November 17, 2018
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Prince George Fire Centre: Wildfires Update

The Peace River Regional District confirmed Saturday night, the evacuation alert issued Thursday night for Pink Mountain sub-division residents had been rescinded.

Six to eight homes and the Pink Mountain Hotel were on alert, due to dangers imposed by a wildfire.

It stretched along the Alaska Highway from Mile 135, nearly 10 miles north, to a no-name creek…and west, to dwellings located along the Cypress Creek Road.

At last report the fire was listed as one of nine active fires in the Prince George Fire Centre, covering just over 50 hectares, but 90 percent contained.

Meantime, the largest of the nine fires, first spotted Friday is in the Vanderhoof region and additional firefighters and wildfire management personnel have been sent to the area.

As of last night, the Greer Creek fire covered about three thousand hectares and three helicopters and two air tankers were supporting fire fighters on the ground.

An evacuation alert is in effect and smoke from this fire is visible in nearby communities and affecting travel on nearby roads.

The fire danger rating is currently high throughout most of the Prince George Centre with some areas of the Peace rated as extreme.

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