Although the fire has crossed Milligan Road, it remains open to traffic.
An 8,000 hectare fire along the Alberta border is also blowing smoke into the city. That fire is located 25 kilometres north of the Chinchaga River, and while there is a camp and plant nearby, they are not being threatened at this time.
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Erica is a reporter for Moose FM and energeticcity.ca in Fort St. John, B.C. She grew up in Victoria, B.C. and received her Bachelor’s Degree in Journalism from Concordia University in Montreal, Quebec.