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FORT ST. JOHN, B.C. — Envioment Canada says the special air quality statement for the North Peace River and Fort Nelson has ended.

Two Smoky Skies bulletins were issued for the North Peace over the past week due to wildfire smoke moving into the region.

According to, the smoke came from the Battleship Mountain wildfire and the Folded Hill Creek wildfire.

The air quality statement for Fort Nelson was issued on Tuesday.

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Tre Lopushinsky is the News Director at, and a NAIT broadcasting graduate. His love for local journalism started in Lloydminster, where he realized the importance of covering issues/topics for smaller municipalities. He is also the co-host of Before The Peace, highlighting Indigenous voices in the North Peace. In his off time, Tre is yelling at his tv while watching pro wrestling, MMA, and basketball.