The Donnie Creek Wildfire has shown more growth this weekend.
The BC Wildfire Service is reporting that the fire has grown to 134,769 hectares in size, a growth of about 16,000 hectares overnight.
As of yesterday afternoon (1:40 p.m. Saturday), the Stoddart Creek Wildfire has grown to an estimated 26,638 hectares in size, while the Red Creek wildfire remains at just under 3,000 hectares.
A rainfall warning has been issued for parts of Northern BC, including the Fort St. John area.
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According to Environment Canada, a long episode of rain, at times heavy, is expected.
They’re forecasting around 50-75 mm, with amounts approaching 100 mm for southern areas of the Peace Region.
The Peace Region is currently in a High Streamflow Advisory.