A photo of the Comstock Lake fire taken by a firefighter taken on June 26, 2018. Contributed photo

Comstock Lake Fire nowUnder Control

2,700 hectare fire is 100 per cent contained

A wildfire in Comstock Lake is now listed as Under Control.

As of Monday morning, the Prince George Fire Centre (PGFC) is saying the fire is 100 per cent contained.

“Crews worked over the weekend extinguishing any hot spots that were found from the daily scans,” says Fire Information Officer Amanda Reynolds.

READ MORE: Comstock Lake Fire Complex disbanded, fire being held

She adds PGFC are continuing to monitor the fire and hope to call it out soon.

At its peak, the blaze was 2,750 hectares in area and was listed as a Wildfire of Note.



ronan.odoherty@quesnelobserver.com

Like us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter

Just Posted

School Board appoint new chair

James Horne replaces Tina Last, who held the position for 13 years

Rupert dancer heading to Poland for world championships

Dance Academy of Prince Rupert has a dancer competing globally and another won a prestigious bursary

Up to 20 cannabis stores possible in Prince Rupert

City planner said it’s ‘ludicrous’ to expect that many shops downtown

Prince Rupert to celebrate first Métis Awareness Week

Awareness week was proclaimed by Prince Rupert Mayor Lee Brain on Aug. 23

Wind warning for northwest B.C.

Environment Canada states 80-100 kilometre per hour winds expected until the afternoon

Prince Rupert war graves cleaned

Students from Conrad Elementary School cleaned Prince Rupert wargraves on Nov. 6

Delivering the paper as a family

The Northern View is looking for newspaper carriers in Prince Rupert, join our team today

Protesters confront Environment Minister in B.C.

Protesters wanting more for killer whales confront Catherine McKenna

Humans reshaping evolutionary history of species around the globe: paper

University of British Columbia researcher had the paper published in the Proceedings of the Royal Society

Toronto ‘carding’ activist Desmond Cole stopped by police in Vancouver

Cole says his experience reveals what daily life is like for black and Indigenous residents

Commercial trucks banned from left lane of Coquihalla

B.C.’s Ministry of Transportation has introduced a new program that hopes to prevent accidents and closures on the Coquihalla Highway.

B.C. on track to record same number of overdose deaths as last year

128 people died of overdoses in September, bringing the total to more than 1,100 so far in 2018

B.C. firefighters rescue horse stuck in mud

‘It happens more often than you’d think,’ says deputy chief

Canadians more prepared for weather disaster than financial one: poll

RBC recommends people check their bank app as often as the weather app

Most Read