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RCMP investigate fire

Police are investigating the Little Bobtail Lake fire after confirming it was human-caused.

The wildfire near Little Bobtail Lake, southwest of Prince George, was reported on May 8 and has since grown to more than 24000 hectares or 240 square kilometres.

It has resulted in the evacuation of residences at Norman Lake and Naltesby Lake (also known as Bobtail Lake).

Further, residents on Bednesti and Cluculz Lakes are on evacuation alert.

Investigators are looking for the public’s help to further this investigation.

If you have any information about this fire, please contact the Prince George RCMP at (250)561-3300 or anonymously contact Crime Stoppers at 1(800)222-8477, online at www.pgcrimestoppers.bc.ca (English only), or Text-A- Tip to CRIMES (274637) using keyword "pgtips".

Currently there are fire bans in place in much of northern BC including the Prince George, Vanderhoof, Fort St. James and Mackenzie Natural Resource Districts. Please go to www.bcwildfire.ca for more information.

Media requests for the Little Bobtail Lake wildfire should be directed to fire information officer, Melissa Klassen at 250-371-4538 or [email protected] 

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