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Sunday, February 18, 2018
PRINCE GEORGE, B.C. — The BC Wildfire Service is urging the public to exercise caution with any outdoor burning this upcoming Thanksgiving Long Weekend. Officials at the Prince George Fire Centre say that the current weather forecast is calling for...
PRINCE GEORGE, B.C. — The BC Wildfire Service announced today that all open burning will once again be allowed throughout the Prince George Fire Centre, effective at noon Wednesday. The campfire ban was in effect across the Fire Centre, which...
VANCOUVER, B.C. - According to the Chartered Professional Accountants of B.C.’s annual economic report, provincial GDP growth is forecast to decline from 2.9 percent this year to 2.0 percent in 2018. While there were some bright spots in some of...
FORT ST. JOHN, B.C. – Five new fires have spawn northeast of Fort Nelson. Lightning can be blamed for the non-community threatening fires that are currently under control. The largest fire covers nearly 4,700 hectares, while the other four are under...
FORT ST. JOHN, B.C. — The Ministry of Environment has once again amended the Smoky Skies Bulletin in effect across the province. The North Peace and Williston regions are now both included in the bulletin, which is in effect until...
FORT ST. JOHN, B.C. — While B.C. is in the middle of its worst-ever year for wildfires, a business owner from Fort St. John says that he can lend a big hand to the BC Wildfire Service. Jeff Kelly is...
KAMLOOPS, B.C. - More than 400 firefighters are battling to contain the largest recorded wildfire in British Columbia's history. Kevin Skrepnek with the B-C Wildfire Service says 19 fires burning west of Quesnel and William’s Lake have merged to create...
PRINCE GEORGE, B.C. - The BC Wildfire Service says the province of British Columbia has officially had the worst wildfire season on record. Chief Wildfire Information officer, Kevin Skrepnek, says since April 1, a total of 894,941 hectares have burned...
TUMBLER RIDGE, B.C. - The District of Tumbler Ridge says that the two wildfires burning near Monkman Provincial Park are still being monitored by the BC Wildfire Service. Currently, the Imperial Creek fire has grown to 229 hectares in size,...
CHETWYND, B.C. - The forest fire that is burning near Hasler is not growing out of control, according to Fire Information Officer Amanda Reynolds. "We were able to track it yesterday. It is 60 hectares in size so it has...
VICTORIA, B.C. - Forests, Lands, Natural Resource Operations and Rural Development Minister Doug Donaldson has announced that small businesses that have been impacted by the ongoing wildfire situation will be able to access emergency funding. Delivered through the Canadian Red Cross,...
TUMBLER RIDGE, B.C. - The District of Tumbler Ridge says there are two wildfires burning near the Monkman Provincial Park. "One is approximately 25 hectares in size and 8 kilometers from the park campground, the other is approximately 7.5 hectares...
TUMBLER RIDGE, B.C. - The fire that caused the closure of Monkman Park is not threatening public safety or structures. Fire Information Officer Amanda Reynolds says the closure of the park was precautionary and the decision was made by BC...
CHETWYND, B.C. - The BC Wildfire Service is working to contain a fire burning west of Chetwynd near Hasler. Fire Information Officer Amanda Reynolds with the Prince George Fire Centre says that crews are currently working on the fire which...
FORT ST. JOHN, B.C. - The Ministry of Environment & Climate Change Strategy, Interior Health, and Northern Health have amended the area covered by the Smoky Skies Bulletin due to the wildfires still burning in the Central and Southern Interior. Areas...
FORT ST. JOHN, B.C. - Providers of Venue Management, Food Services & Hospitality and Corporate Partnerships to the Encana Events Centre, Spectra by Comcast Spectacor, has announced they will be partnering with Paciolan to collect donations for the Red Cross during...
FORT ST. JOHN, B.C. - The Salvation Army in Fort St. John has sent an Emergency Vehicle to serve meals to those that have been impacted by the ongoing wildfire situation. Kim Maandag is the interim Ministry Lead at the...
WILLIAMS LAKE, B.C. - The evacuation order for Williams Lake has been downgraded to evacuation alert. The Cariboo Regional District says residents are able to come home but should also consider a few points. "Before deciding to return, residents are...