Saturday, August 11, 2012

Copper River Road a trouble area for Northwest Fire Centre

Northwest residents that use the Copper River Road this weekend would be advised to keep an eye on their surroundings and be prepared for potential closures as the Northwest Fire Centre keeps an eye on a wildfire burning along the 10 mile mark of the road.

Travellers may experience delays along Copper River Road

The fire which grew in size Friday to close to one hectare, was first spotted on Thursday, smoke will be visible to travellers in the Copper River Road area and those that use the road are advised that flaggers could closed the road when necessary out of safety concerns.

The fire is currently inaccessible to fire suppression crews, they are keeping an eye on its path and will take action when it transfers to more workable terrain.

Terrace Standard-- Wildfire may cause traffic delays
CFTK-- Wildfire burns near Terrace

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