Area restriction scheduled for the north-of-Tezzeron Lake fire
An area restriction order is in place for Crown land in the vicinity of the north-of-Tezzeron Lake wildfire, located about 106 kilometres northwest of Vanderhoof.
Expect increased smoke from Meachen Creek wildfire
Weather permitting, the BC Wildfire Service will be conducting planned ignitions on the Meachen Creek wildfire located within the Meachen Creek drainage, approximately 10 kilometres southwest of St. Mary Lake in the Southeast Fire Centre.
Chinese settlers honoured in Yale
Chinese British Columbians, leaders of the Yale First Nation and residents of Yale gathered for the unveiling of a special commemorative plaque honouring early Chinese settlers in the area.
Residents in the North urged to conserve water
Extremely warm and dry conditions have prompted the Province to set a Level 3 drought rating for the Peace, Upper Fraser East and Upper Fraser West areas.
Province to match Red Cross donations to help people affected by wildfires
To help people affected by the wildfires that are burning around B.C., the Province of British Columbia will match all donations to the Red Cross, up to $20 million.
All open burning to be prohibited in Northeast
Effective at noon (Pacific time) on Saturday, Aug. 18, 2018, an existing prohibition on open burning in parts of the Prince George Fire Centre — including campfires, Category 2 open burns and Category 3 open burns — will be expanded to include the Peace Forest District and the Fort Nelson Forest District.