Bc Forest Fires

Smoky Haze Makes Edmonton Look Like Mars

The Huffington Post Alberta | Posted 07.16.2014 | Canada Alberta

Edmonton has been blanketed in a smoky, ominous-looking haze that makes it look like the planet Mars. It comes as forest fires continue to burn in ...

HOT HOT HEAT

The Canadian Press | CP | Posted 07.14.2014 | Canada British Columbia

An air quality advisory has been issued for the Greater Vancouver regional district as a record-breaking heat wave continues across British Columbia. ...

'Firestorms' Could Ravage B.C. Again

CP | Kim Nursall, The Canadian Press | Posted 09.29.2013 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - Lou Wilde's 17 years as a firefighter did not prepare him for the "firestorm" that ravaged Kelowna a decade ago this summer."You can find ...

Under Control

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 09.28.2013 | Canada British Columbia

OKANAGAN FALLS, B.C. - Calmer winds overnight have helped crews make good progress in the fight against a wildfire burning five kilometres southwest o...

Was This Year Worst Season For B.C. Wildfires?

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 10.21.2012 | Canada British Columbia

2012 saw a voracious forest fire destroy four houses in B.C.'s Okanagan and more than 1,500 people evacuated from the area around the town of Peachlan...

Wildfires In B.C. Interior Force Evacuations Near Clinton

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 10.21.2012 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - Emergency officials in British Columbia’s Cariboo region have asked about 40 people to leave their homes because of a wildfire.The Minis...