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Squamish fire marks beginning of wildfire season in B.C.


April 2, 2019
By Ellen Cools
Ellen Cools

The 2019 wildfire season has begun in British Columbia, with a 3.5 hectare fire in Squamish, B.C.. On April 1, a three-person fire attack crew was dispatched to the blaze, with 10 firefighters and a helicopter on standby as back-up.

According to The Vancouver Sun, the fire was human caused and is under investigation.

Another wildfire was reported on April 1, near Kamloops, B.C.

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