Pelican Lake Fire Fully Contained
Smokey scene at Pelican Lake fire – image courtesy BC Wildfire Management
Williams Lake, B.C. – There is good news on the Pelican Lake fire that has been burning 80 kms northwest of Quesnel, the fire is now 100% contained.The lightning sparked blaze has covered 164 hectares and fire crews are now in patrol mode, to ensure it doesn’t flare up again.
There are still 16 firefighters on scene, 1 helicopter and one piece of heavy equipment, but the incident Management team and two unit crews were released from the fire on Sunday. Another 25 local contract firefighters have been brought on scene to help in the patrol duties for the next few days.