Fire Near Norman Lake
Waterbomber working the Norman Lake fire was spotted flying low over Prince George-photo 250News
Prince George, B.C.- A wildfire is burning near Norman Lake, west of Prince George.
Prince George Fire Centre spokesperson Amanda Reynolds says the fire is about 10 hectares in size “We have 27 firefighters working on the blaze, as well as having two helicopters dropping buckets of water. In addition to that we have water bombers laying down fire retardant in the area.”
Reynolds says there have been discussions with the Regional District of Fraser Fort George about issuing an evacuation alert for those who are at their cabins along the lake. The fire is burning about 2kms northwest of Norman Lake.
Smoke from the fire may be visible from Highway16 and neighbouring communities.