April 19, 2018 - 11:05amUpdated: April 19, 2018 - 8:05pm
PRINCE GEORGE - Local fire crews responded to a semi-truck on fire last night at the 2100 block of Ogilvie street. The tractor-trailer was fully engulfed in flames when crews arrived, but they were able to extinguish the flames.
WILLIAMS LAKE - As of noon on Monday, April 23rd, Category 3 open fires will be banned throughout the Cariboo Fire Centre. The ban is a result of fires that burn undetected for a long time underground during this time of year.
PRINCE GEORGE - Local firefighters were doing double duty yesterday. Crews were called to two separate fires just before noon ,starting with a home in the 13 hundred block of Ewert Street . A pot left on a stove caused an estimated $200,000 damage. There were no injuries.
VANCOUVER - New paramedic positions and ambulances were announced today for the Peace River area. BC Emergency Health Services (BCEHS) says there will be eight new paramedic positions along with two ambulances.