The Park Fire near Creighton is now listed at 5.5 hectares and is not contained. The fire was reported by a local resident at 6:28 pm last night and crews responded immediately supported by air tankers yesterday. They left the scene when the fire approaching the Trailer Court was knocked down.
Ministry of the Environment reports they continue to work alongside the Creighton Volunteer Fire Department to contain the fire. Resources on the fire today include six ministry fire fighters, two First Nations crews for Sandy bay and Deschambault Lake, eight fire fighters from the Creighton Fire Department and a helicopter.
The cause of the fire has not yet been determined.