Tag: Steve Thomson

Only 80,000 hectares out of 685,000 high risk wildfire forest areas treated since 2004

If you live in a community in BC surrounded by forests, this might come of interest to you since it seems like we have an even earlier start to the wildfire season this year. The premier is flying around talking about the wildfire season…

Why exactly, is the Mars Bomber sitting idle?

As a northern girl born and raised just north of Prince George, I can tell you firsthand how important first response to a wildfire situation is, just as many British Columbians are saying now. Once a fire is reported and the decision is made…