The Thornhill Volunteer Fire Department, RCMP and BC Wildfire service responded to a fire near Copper River during the afternoon on Aug. 11, 2021. (Thornhill Fire Department Community Connection/Facebook)

The Thornhill Volunteer Fire Department, RCMP and BC Wildfire service responded to a fire near Copper River during the afternoon on Aug. 11, 2021. (Thornhill Fire Department Community Connection/Facebook)

Thornhill Fire Dept. tackles fire near Copper River

Travel trailer and van destroyed, no injuries reported

Members of the Thornhill Volunteer Fire Dept. contained and extinguished a fire in the tree line near Copper River on during the afternoon on Aug. 11.

According to the fire department, there was visible heavy black smoke and a small travel trailer, van and camping equipment was “fully involved.”

The RCMP and BC Wildfire assisted, and the fire department stretched 1,000 feet of hose to contain the flames. There were no injuries as a result of the fire.

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