Copper River fire causes traffic delays

A wildfire, close to the 10 kilometre mark along Copper River Road may cause traffic delays along Copper River Road.

  • Aug. 10, 2012 1:00 p.m.

A wildfire, close to the 10 kilometre mark along Copper River Road, has grown in size to approximately one hectare.

Firefighters will be working on the fire over the weekend and fire suppression efforts may result in trees, rocks and debris presenting a hazard to traffic on the road.

In order to protect the safety of those using the road, flaggers will be in the area and will close the road when necessary.

It is also important for anyone travelling along the Copper River Road to slow down and keep an eye out for any falling debris.

Smoke from this fire will be visible to those travelling along Copper River Road.