RCMP Asking People to Avoid Fire near South Branch #nltraffic
The Codroy Valley Fire Department and Port aux Basques RCMP are responding to a forest fire approx 10 km from the community of South Branch.
Helicopters and water bombers are operating in the area.
Police are warning motorists on the TCH in the area to exercise caution and to not stop on the side of the highway to observe the fire and related activity.
Doing so can create a safety hazard for motorists and first responders. Thank you for your cooperation.