|The fires have shuttered mines and timber operations and damaged homes and electrical infrastructure. At least seven lumber mills operated by West Fraser Timber Co., Norbord Inc., and Tolko Industries Ltd. have been affected. Lumber futures on Monday jumped by the exchange limit in Chicago to the highest in more than two months.|
Imperial Metals suspended operations at its open-pit Mount Polley copper and gold mine near Williams Lake after an evacuation order was issued in the region. Taseko Mines idled its copper-molybdenum Gibraltar mine.