Forest fire burning outside community of Pollard's Point
Water bombers have been dispatched to a forest fire outside the community of Pollard's Point in White Bay.
The province's fire duty officer, Basil English, said the blaze was reported around 3:30 p.m. and is burning about 15 kilometres outside of the community.
Wind is blowing the fire away from the town.
Two water bombers and a ground crew have been sent to the area, and a helicopter was on the way around 5:30 p.m. Tuesday.
English said it's too early to say how big the fire is.