The sky is black with smoke in Prince George this morning.

Photographs coming from the community show an eerie scene with an orange/black sky and the streetlights are on.

The community of Kimberly in the Kootenays has been evacuated due to a wildfire there.

Highway 3, west of Creston has been closed due to the wildfires.

If you are traveling on the mainland in B.C., or have relatives coming this way, it’s a good idea to check with Drive BC for the road conditions first.