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Fort St. John Fire Department tackle brush fire in airport subdivison

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The Fort St. John Fire Department responded to a number of calls early yesterday evening of a brush fire at the airport subdivision. At the time the fire was growing at a rapid rate because of the wind conditions.

Fire Chief Fred Burrows said the fire had spread from one property into a neighbours yard and was in the bush and trees as a result of the wind. Along with battling the fire there was also a need to protect buildings on the property.

12 fire fighters were on the call and were at the scene for about an hour.

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It’s suspected the fire was related to open burning. The fire department issued a reminder afterwards on their Facebook page that there is a ban in place on open burning.

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