Routine Fire Training Taking Place at YXS

Prince George, BC- It’s that time of year again where fire training at the Prince George Airport (YXS) is taking place. Locals are reminded these fires pose no threat to the public or surrounding areas.

Training is scheduled to take place today, Monday, August 10 from 8:00 am to 4:00 pm. These fires are held in self-contained training facilities under controlled circumstances and are part of ongoing recurrent fire training and certification.

These fires may produce dark smoke in and around the airport area which has, in the past, caused concern from local residents resulting in increased call volumes to your agencies.