Crews battle fires near Charlie Lake

The Charlie Lake Fire Department.

FORT ST. JOHN, B.C. — Crews battled two fires near Charlie Lake last night, that have been successfully contained and extinguished on Monday.

Acting Fire Chief Dale Widsten side the fires were just down the road at 281 road, where it meets Highway 29 — and another was between 281 road and 283 road.

One started around 2:30 p.m. and one just after 5 p.m.

Widsten said the fire was a holdover from the one that started on April 18, and resparked that fire.

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