Disaster averted in long-weekend fire on Blackcomb


Officials credit multi-agency response for containing Sunday’s blaze

Memories of last summer’s devastating Fort McMurray wildfire undoubtedly ran through the minds of Whistler officials this weekend as smoke billowed from the base of Blackcomb Mountain. But thanks to the coordinated response from multiple agencies on Sunday, July 2, the one-hectare blaze did not spread beyond Blackcomb Benchlands to the billions of dollars worth of infrastructure nearby.…

Source:: Disaster averted in long-weekend fire on Blackcomb


July 5, 2017

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