bc wildfires

Two wildfires contained on Malahat, South Shawnigan Road reopens

The road was closed for over an hour as emergency crews dealt with the fires

 

‘We are not immune:’ Forest fire risk is real even in B.C.’s coastal temperate rainforest

‘The ups are getting a little bit higher and the downs aren’t going as low as they usually do’

 

Crews battle fire alongside Coquihalla Highway

The fire closed the highway’s northbound lanes near Merritt.

“We’ll have to see”: Painted Rock Winery’s future uncertain as Okanagan wildfire rages

Owner John Skinner said they’re taking it day by day

UPDATE: Windy forecast could create challenges as Okanagan wildfire grows

More than 300 people remain on an evacuation order in Penticton

UPDATE: 40 personnel on scene overnight of 1,400 hectare Christie Mountain wildfire

More than 300 homes are on an evacuation order about 6 km from Okanagan Falls

More than 3,000 homes on alert as wildfire near Penticton grows to 1,000 hectares

The blaze north of Okanagan Falls has caused the evacuation of 319 homes

B.C. wildfire crews have battled 111 blazes in the last seven days

Twenty-nine fires remain active, as of Friday (Aug 7)

Penticton homes evacuated due to wildfire northwest of city

Emergency vehicles are at the scene near Sage Mesa, evacuation centre set up in Penticton

Arson suspected in several wildfires lit near Kootenay town

RCMP making progress in arson investigation of Marsh Creek fires

Wildfire north of Cowichan Lake now largely under control

Crews have been on the scene since Friday

Alleged impaired driver sparks small wildfire near Lytton after crash: B.C. RCMP

Good Samaritans prevented the blaze from getting out of control

EDITORIAL: Fire bans should cover the entire summer

Allowing campfires still a threat to our forests as much as open burning

B.C. tackles wildfire prediction, new strategies to respond

Interior universities team up to gather, model data

Fire west of Shawnigan Lake contained to small area

Reported Tuesday, blaze was under control by Wednesday morning

Colwood park brush fire believed to be human-caused

Firefighters expect more calls for August long weekend

Almost 99% less land in B.C. burned this year compared to 2018

2018 was the worst year on record for wildfires

University of B.C. study warns wildfire smoke could make COVID-19 symptoms worse

Lead author Jiayun Angela Yao says rapid public health action to limit smoke exposure is vital