Cariboo firefighters sent to Quebec and Ontario

Firefighters from the Cariboo Fire Centre were sent to Ontario and Quebec assisting with fire suppression activities.

  • May. 25, 2012 6:00 p.m.

One 20-person unit crew and four single resources from the Cariboo Fire Centre are currently in Ontario assisting with fire suppression activities, and another single resource will be leaving for Quebec from Kamloops today.

Additionally, two 20-person unit crews, and three single resources, will be leaving for Quebec from Prince George tomorrow.

“The personnel from the Cariboo Fire Centre already deployed and the ones leaving today and tomorrow are part of a larger contingency currently deployed or soon to be deployed out of province,” Cariboo Fire Centre information officer Jenny Fremlin says. “Sufficient resources remain to respond to any fires that may occur and we are continuously assessing the situation. Should it change, crews can be recalled within 24 hours.”