Firefighters were called out to Nunns Creek Park around 7 p.m. this evening.
Upon arrival, they found material in a homeless camp smoldering a few metres in the trees not far from the ball diamond furthest from 16th Ave. A crew of four firefighters extinguished the fire with portable pressurized water.
The whole operation took only a few minutes. Firefighters had to attend the scene in Tower 1, the Campbell River fire department’s biggest fire truck because other trucks and personnel were attending to a helicopter crash northeast of the Campbell River airport.
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