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Contained…Wildfire near Bear Lake north of Prince George…

100 percent contained. As of July 29, 2022.

The BC Wildfire Service (BCWS) is currently responding to the Weedon Creek wildfire (G10813) approximately 40 kilometres northwest of Bear Lake. The fire is estimated at eight hectares and is currently burning Rank 2 and Rank 3. Values in the vicinity are predominantly timber.

Airtankers have actioned the fire. BCWS personnel, helicopters and heavy equipment are on scene. Additional Parattack crews are en route.

Crews and heavy equipment will continue into the overnight period to establish containment lines around the fire.

This fire is highly visible from Highway 97. The highway is not impacted at this time.

We’ll update this story when more information becomes available.

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