A major fire has broken out at a lumber operation in British Columbia’s Interior on Tuesday.
Flames broke out at the log yard at West Fraser’s WestPine MDF plant near Quesnel, B.C., at 2 p.m.
There is no word of any damage to the mill itself and no injuries have been reported.
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Flames could be seen from the local airport.
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Crews from several fire departments and the regional district have been called in to assist.
Wind gusts in the area were said to be up to 50 km/h.
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