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October 27, 2017 4:42 pm

Evacuation Alerts in P.G. Fire Centre Region

Monday, July 10, 2017 @ 1:42 PM

Prince George, B.C. – There are three  wildfires of note in the Prince George Fire Centre,  and all three  have  evacuation alerts attached to them.

The Regional District of Bulkley Nechako  has  issued evacuation  alerts for two  of the fires:

  • Sutherland Road fire,   which is about 10kms north of Fort Fraser,  is estimated to be  700 hectares in size
  • Grizzly Lake  fire,  about 10 kms west of BobTail lake is  250 hectares in size

The Cariboo Regional District  has an evacuation alert in place  for those in the area of the Tatelkuz Lake, south west of Prince George,   estimated to be 950 hectares in size

As of 8 this morning, campfires are banned throughout  B.C.  with the exception of Haida Gwaii  and the fog zone on Vancouver Island.

70 Provincial parks have been closed throughout the interior of B.C. .  Check with BC Parks for an updated list.





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