Premier to Tour Wildfire Ravaged Areas Today
Prince George, B.C. – Premier John Horgan, along with Minister of Forests Doug Donaldson will be heading to the Interior today to tour areas devastated by wildfires.
The itinerary has the Premier visiting the Kamloops Provincial Regional Emergency Operation Centre followed by a tour of the Cache Creek Resilience Centre, meetings with the Mayor and Council of Cache Creek and meeting with the Ashcroft First Nation Chief and Council.
The visit will include a ground tour of the fire damage in Ashcroft and an aerial tour of the Philpott wildfire.
Since April 1 this year, 1,123 wildfires in the province have burned an estimated 1,061,911 hectares.