Bc Wildfire

Don't Get Burned: How to Organize an Emergency Wildfire Kit

Professional Organizers in Canada | Posted 08.26.2015 | Canada British Columbia
Professional Organizers in Canada

Every summer heavily forested areas leave animals and humans alike susceptible to wildfires. By July of this year, British Columbia saw over 189 active fires burning -- a number that Professional Organizers in Canada says is too high to not be prepared.

Washington Wildfire Smoke Triggers B.C. Air Quality Advisories

CP | Posted 08.24.2015 | Canada British Columbia

The smoke from Washington makes it more difficult for crews to battle the 184 fires burning in B.C., said one official.

Start Of Rock Creek Fire Possibly Caught On Video

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 08.18.2015 | Canada British Columbia

The fire has destroyed 30 homes, 15 other buildings, and another 242 properties remain on evacuation order.

South African Firefighters Greet B.C. With Best. Hello. Ever.

The Huffington Post B.C. | Rhianna Schmunk | Posted 08.17.2015 | Canada British Columbia

This is awesome.

'Irresponsible, Selfish' Drone Pilots Interrupt B.C. Firefighters

CBC | Posted 08.17.2015 | Canada British Columbia

"Public awareness and enforcement is lacking... they need to begin clamping down."

Okanagan 'Fire Tornado' Wipes Out Dozens Of Homes

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 08.17.2015 | Canada British Columbia

"There was no time. You just have to run.''

Fast-Moving Wildfires In Okanagan Force Evacuations

CP | Posted 08.16.2015 | Canada British Columbia

Stormy weather is keeping air tankers grounded.

Meet The People Fighting B.C.'s Wildfires

The Huffington Post B.C. | Rhianna Schmunk | Posted 08.14.2015 | Canada British Columbia

The scariest part of their job? "The unknown."

B.C. Fire Destroys Buildings, Leaves Trees 'Bursting Like Bombs'

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 08.14.2015 | Canada British Columbia

The fire was sparked Thursday afternoon and within hours had forced the evacuation of more than 200 properties.

Campers Flee From B.C. Wildfire That Jumped Highway And River

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 08.14.2015 | Canada British Columbia

"Within a minute it was four hectares and it just grew to 300 very quickly."

B.C. Wildfire Grows 13 Times In Size In Just Days

The Huffington Post B.C. | Posted 08.05.2015 | Canada British Columbia

The human-caused fire is now estimated at 600 hectares in size.

B.C. Crews Frustrated By Number Of Human-Caused Wildfires

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 08.03.2015 | Canada British Columbia

There have been 1,390 wildfires in B.C. this season, including 428 that were started by people.

Wildfire Near Harrison Lake Was Entirely Preventable: Official

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 08.03.2015 | Canada British Columbia

The fire was human-caused and entirely preventable, said an official.

West Kelowna Wildfire Evacuees Allowed To Go Home

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 07.24.2015 | Canada British Columbia

Cooler temperatures and wet weather have helped in the firefighting effort.

Prime Minister Visits Crews Battling West Kelowna Wildfire

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 07.24.2015 | Canada British Columbia

With the ground smoking on the hillside above him, Harper chatted casually with several firefighters dressed in red overalls and hard hats.

B.C. Wildfires Could Cost $300 Million More This Year: Premier

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 07.23.2015 | Canada British Columbia

She said climate change has made B.C. more vulnerable to wildfire.

B.C. Senior Volunteers To Fight Fire Threatening His Home

CBC | Posted 07.22.2015 | Canada British Columbia

When the evacuation order came, Isabel and Sal Pilato were ready. She packed their valuables, and Sal put on his firefighting gear.

Wind-Fuelled Wildfires Threaten Okanagan Homes

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 07.21.2015 | Canada British Columbia

A total of 259 blazes are burning throughout the province, bringing this year's wildfire tally to 1,275.

Wildfire Burning Down Hillside Near West Kelowna Homes

The Huffington Post B.C. | Andree Lau | Posted 07.21.2015 | Canada British Columbia

The fire is ranked as a "highly vigorous."

Growing Wildfire Has Residents Ready To Leave At Moment's Notice

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 07.23.2015 | Canada British Columbia

Residents of 28 homes in the area are on evacuation alert.

Fewer Wildfires In B.C. But Hot, Dry Weather Returning

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 07.17.2015 | Canada British Columbia

Don't get too complacent, warned an wildfire service official.

Higher Fines Possible For People Who Spark Wildfires: Province

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 07.15.2015 | Canada British Columbia

One parliamentary secretary questioned whether individuals who flick lit cigarette butts out of car windows could have their vehicles impounded.

Residents Lose Everything In B.C. Wildfire

The Huffington Post B.C. | Rhianna Schmunk | Posted 07.13.2015 | Canada British Columbia

"It was our home. Everything we have is... was there."

Good News From Crews Trying To Contain Aggressive B.C. Wildfire

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 07.12.2015 | Canada British Columbia

Crews have managed to contain just under a third of the Puntzi Lake fire, burning about 150 kilometres west of Williams Lake.

Lightning Sparks New B.C. Fires As Resort Destroyed

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 07.12.2015 | Canada British Columbia

A fire near Puntzi Lake destroyed structures on four properties.