UPDATE: BUSH FIRE NOW CONTAINED AND OUT.
*** Update 6:53 PM: Additional firefighters are being tasked to fire. Containment increased to 10%
Summary: Ministry of Forests and Northside Fire Department onsite since 4:49 PM, dealing with a fast-moving brush fire near the Wilde Rd gravel pit. The fire is approximately 1 acre in size and is only 10% contained at this time, however the forest is not especially dry and multiple water trucks are engaging the fire.
This post – Fire Watch Powell River – will update with the fire status. Pic Cred: Courtney Harrop.