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Jack Gardner, a log purchaser and great-grandson of Teal-Jones Group’s company founder. (Screen shot)

Surrey sawmill donating enough lumber to build 50 houses in Lytton

Surrey-based Teal-Jones is doing this to help the fire-ravaged village recover

 

Firefighters Scott Rear, Brandon Knowles, Nik Wells, Dawson Tindale and Brent Henning form the five-person team from Metchosin and Sooke on Vancouver Island that headed to Lytton on the first ferry July 1. (Metchosin Fire Department/Facebook)

‘A heartbreaking scene’: Vancouver Island fire chief on the ground in Lytton

Wildfire season gearing up to be one of the worst yet, View Royal chief says

 

A forest fire burns late into the evening northeast of Prince Albert, Sask., on Monday, May 17, 2021. Fire conditions for Western Canada are a concern as the summer approaches, but everything depends on what kind of weather the next few months bring, experts say. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Kayle Neis

Canada may see more ‘zombie fires’ as climate warms and winters shorten

Blazes that continue to burn through the winter in Canada were once thought to be a myth but the so-called zombie fires may become more common, experts say

 

BC Wildfire Service will be skimming at St. Mary’s Lake and people are advised to watch for the aircraft and give them plenty of room. BC Wildfire Service Facebook file.

BC Wildfire Service onsite at small fire west of Kimberley

The BC Wildfire Service is responding to a 0.5 hectare, suspected lightning-caused…

BC Wildfire Service will be skimming at St. Mary’s Lake and people are advised to watch for the aircraft and give them plenty of room. BC Wildfire Service Facebook file.
The Southeast Fire Centre is responding to lightning caused fires. Southeast Fire Centre Facebook image.

Fire activity picking up as thunderstorms roll through Southeast Fire Centre

The Southeast Fire Centre is reporting increased activity as the heat wave…

The Southeast Fire Centre is responding to lightning caused fires. Southeast Fire Centre Facebook image.
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