230 Wildfires Raging in the Province
Prince George, B.C. – Chief Fire Information Officer with the B.C. Wildfire Service, Kevin Skrepnek, says there are 230 fires raging in the province right now.
He says 98 of those fires were sparked yesterday, most sparked by dry lightning.
Additional resources are preparing to come to B.C. with a little more than 300 expected to arrive early in the week. Skrepnek says the Province has been in conversation with the Federal Government in the event the military needs to be called in.