Wildfires are pushing up lumber prices — but not for why you might think

The price of lumber rose at its fastest pace in more than a year on Thursday, after timber companies warned that wildfires in Western Canada are hurting their business.

Wildfires are pushing up lumber prices — but not for why you might think

The price of lumber rose at its fastest pace in more than a year on Thursday, after timber companies warned that wildfires in Western Canada are hurting their business.