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FORT ST. JOHN, B.C. — Approximately ten human-caused fires started in the Peace region since Friday, April 28th.
According to the Prince George Fire Centre, each fire is now being held or under control.
A fire discovered on Friday at around 1:30 p.m. on the corner of the 237 and 208 Roads is out as of Monday.
Another fire discovered on Friday shortly after 4 p.m. north of Halfway River is now being held at 50 hectares.
According to the Prince George Fire Centre, when a wildfire’s status is “being held,” it means the fire is unlikely to spread beyond predetermined boundaries.
The Cactus Trails wildfire discovered Friday evening is now down to two hectares and under control, according to the fire centre.
A fire close to Blueberry River was discovered Friday evening and is being held at eight hectares.
Northeast of Moberly Creek, a two-hectare fire was discovered around 8:30 p.m. on Friday and is being held.
A 100-hectare fire northwest of Highway 29 and Moberly Lake is now under control, according to the Prince George Fire Centre.
Two fires started on Saturday, April 29th. The ten-hectare wildfire near Bordet Creek is being held, and the four-hectare fire near Tower Lake is under control.
A fire was discovered near Buffalo Creek Sunday morning and is now under control at three hectares.
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