Chetwynd – May 6, 2018
The fire between the Crown Subdivision and BC Rail in Chetwynd has resulted in the closure of the Crown Trail and the Centurion Trail by the District of Chetwynd.
Residents are asked to stay clear of the burn area.
The fire which is now measured to be over 15 hectares is fully contained but the area will be cleared by Northern Fire Attack Teams over the next three days as a complete mop up is necessary.
The crews will fall danger trees and ensure ground fires are out,
The fire was originally reported at 11:30 am and crews from the Chetwynd Fire Department attended along with the Northern Fire Attack Crew with a bulldozer and helicopter worked the fire until early evening.
Map shows the trail system.
District of Chetwynd