Good news for Halfway River Fire

first_imgFORT ST. JOHN, B.C. – No news is also good news for the Halfway River Fire.The fire has not grown past the 5,000 hectares it grew to yesterday. The fire is also still contained at 50%.The B.C. Wildfire Service says that operations have gone well, and will continue today.“Dozer guard west of Farrell Creek on the SW flank is complete, patrol and mop-up continues on the perimeter where possible. Planned ignitions on the south flank were successful and burning on the north and west flanks may happen today as opportunities arise”- Advertisement -Rain is expected to hit the Peace River Region tonight, which will also help fire fighting efforts.The current list of crew working on the fire are the following:Advertisement • 61 firefighters• 5 helicopters• 3 heavy equipment15 support staff are also working on this incident.last_img

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