Bc Wildfire

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.

Bear Tries To Escape From B.C. Fire

The Huffington Post B.C. | Rhianna Schmunk | Posted 07.11.2015 | Canada British Columbia

Poor thing.

Mighty Water Bomber Comes Out Of Retirement To Fight B.C. Fires

The Huffington Post B.C. | Andree Lau | Posted 07.10.2015 | Canada British Columbia

It's impressive to watch in action.

Water Bomber Fighting B.C. Wildfire Crashes

CP | Gemma Karstens-Smith, The Canadian Press | Posted 07.14.2015 | Canada British Columbia

It happened Friday afternoon on Puntzi Lake as the aircraft was scooping water.

Nestle Bottles B.C. Water For Free Amid Drought, Wildfires

The Huffington Post B.C. | Andree Lau | Posted 07.17.2015 | Canada British Columbia

"It is outrageous that Nestlé can draw limitless amounts of Canada's natural resources to sell for a huge profit."

Hot B.C. Rivers Put Fish At Risk

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 07.10.2015 | Canada British Columbia

Serious problems begin when river water reaches 20 degrees or higher.

Qualified B.C. Tree Fallers Not Allowed To Help Fight Fires

CBC | Posted 07.10.2015 | Canada British Columbia

Many have the right certification to help, but were told they didn't sign up early enough.

Extreme Water Bans In Effect As B.C. Drought Continues

The Huffington Post B.C. | Rhianna Schmunk | Posted 07.09.2015 | Canada British Columbia

The bans may stay in place right through until September.

The Martin Mars Won't Save B.C. Forests

Ian Andrew Bell | Posted 07.09.2015 | Canada British Columbia
Ian Andrew Bell

I love the Mars.. it's incredible to watch. But it belongs in a museum.

B.C. Wildfire Doubles In Size, Evacuations Continue

CP | Gemma Karstens-Smith, The Canadian Press | Posted 07.09.2015 | Canada British Columbia

The blaze is now 1,500 square kilometres in size.

Here's How You Can Thank B.C. Firefighters

The Huffington Post B.C. | Rhianna Schmunk | Posted 07.09.2015 | Canada British Columbia

"My son and I only sleep well knowing you are all out there."

Foreign Help Called In To Battle Western Canada Blazes

CP | John Cotter, The Canadian Press | Posted 07.09.2015 | Canada Alberta

Soldiers began helping crews fight wildfires threatening communities in northern Saskatchewan on Wednesday, as other western provinces called in help ...

B.C. Firefighters Playing Chess With A Cheater: Premier

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 07.09.2015 | Canada British Columbia

"... when you are playing a chess game with a forest fire, your opponent cheats."

This Is What B.C. Wildfires Look Like From The Front Lines

The Huffington Post B.C. | Rhianna Schmunk | Posted 07.09.2015 | Canada British Columbia

Wow.