Highway 3 Now Open

Highway 3 has reopened to traffic between Christina Lake and Highway 3B after a forest fire on the Paulson Pass closed the highway Tuesday night.

The highway closure was put in place to protect the public from hazards, as well as to ensure firefighter safety.

As of 8 p.m. Aug. 18, the Paulson Pass fire was estimated at 260 hectares and was zero per cent contained.

To report a wildfire or unattended campfire, call 1 800 663-5555 toll-free or *5555 on a cellphone.

The content on this page was last updated August 19 2015 at 9:07 AM