B.C. wildfires 2017

(BC Wildfire Service)

No end in sight for B.C. wildfires, one month since state of emergency declared

Wildfire conditions remained ‘static’ during the long weekend but fires still a concern through August

(BC Wildfire Service)
(RCMP handout)

Man fined for allegedly setting off fireworks in Williams Lake

The man was arrested and fined $1,000

(RCMP handout)
VIDEO: Quick-thinking drivers douse grass fire on Vancouver Island highway

VIDEO: Quick-thinking drivers douse grass fire on Vancouver Island highway

Marie Beaton was driving along Hwy. 19 near Qualicum when she saw smoke billowing at Horne Lake exit

VIDEO: Quick-thinking drivers douse grass fire on Vancouver Island highway
UPDATE: Highway 93 closed in Kootenay National Park to Banff

UPDATE: Highway 93 closed in Kootenay National Park to Banff

The Verdant Creek wildfire is burning an estimated 4,833 hectares in size

UPDATE: Highway 93 closed in Kootenay National Park to Banff
Smoke and flames from what residents are saying was a controlled burn near Loon Lake Tuesday (Facebook @20MileRanch)

VIDEO: Clinton-area residents say controlled burn went ‘horribly wrong’

Officials point to a “dramatic and unforecasted shift” in the wind

Smoke and flames from what residents are saying was a controlled burn near Loon Lake Tuesday (Facebook @20MileRanch)
UPDATE: New image of B.C. smoke from space taken today

UPDATE: New image of B.C. smoke from space taken today

NASA satellites capture images of the province up in smoke

UPDATE: New image of B.C. smoke from space taken today
The Harrop Creek fire near Nelson. Photo: Dominic Ngo

Smoke advisory issued for Kootenays

Smoke conditions will vary as winds and fire conditions change

The Harrop Creek fire near Nelson. Photo: Dominic Ngo
Cpl. Stephanie Lin is taking care of a sweet little black and white Border Collie cross at the Williams Lake RCMP Command Post. The lost dog is being transferred to the BC SPCA in Williams Lake until the owner can be found. Photo submitted

RCMP check turns up lost dog in evacuation zone near Williams Lake

The possible border-collie cross has helped boost officers’ morale

Cpl. Stephanie Lin is taking care of a sweet little black and white Border Collie cross at the Williams Lake RCMP Command Post. The lost dog is being transferred to the BC SPCA in Williams Lake until the owner can be found. Photo submitted
(Cariboo Wildfires 2017 Information and Safety)

More international help on way to fight B.C. wildfires

Crews arrived from the U.S. last weekend, while 108 personnel from Mexico are on their way

(Cariboo Wildfires 2017 Information and Safety)
What to do if you see a camper with a campfire

What to do if you see a camper with a campfire

Even if the fire is put out quickly it’s still a good idea to report it to BC Wildfire Service

What to do if you see a camper with a campfire
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is mobbed upon his arrival in Revelstoke on Saturday. ~ Photo by Alex Cooper, Revelstoke Review

Justin Trudeau visits Revelstoke to encourage donations to Red Cross

Prime minister urges others to help those affected by the B.C. wildfires

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is mobbed upon his arrival in Revelstoke on Saturday. ~ Photo by Alex Cooper, Revelstoke Review
Seven new fires reported Tuesday, 33 burning in the region

Seven new fires reported Tuesday, 33 burning in the region

Tinderbox conditions persist with extreme heat and wind

  • Jul 27, 2017
Seven new fires reported Tuesday, 33 burning in the region
(Instagram - CityofPG)

UNDER EVACUATION: Prince George, Kamloops prepare for long term

Housing, medical care top of list for evacuees with no clear re-entry date in sight

(Instagram - CityofPG)
UNDER EVACUATION: Sleeping in cars and tents

UNDER EVACUATION: Sleeping in cars and tents

“People are being really generous and that’s the difference”

UNDER EVACUATION: Sleeping in cars and tents