Peachland Fire 2012

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...

How Fast Did Crews Respond To Peachland Fire?

CP | James Keller, The Canadian Press | Posted 11.17.2012 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - The first water-dropping helicopter was en route to a fast-moving forest fire in British Columbia's Okanagan Valley nearly half an hour af...

'We're Helpless Here'

CP | James Keller, The Canadian Press | Posted 11.15.2012 | Canada British Columbia

VANCOUVER - It was a dry, hot Sunday afternoon, with winds whipping through British Columbia's Okanagan Valley at speeds as high as 60 kilometres an h...

Wildfire Evacuees Head Home

CBC | Posted 11.12.2012 | Canada British Columbia

Authorities have lifted the evacuation order for the more than 250 residents forced out of their homes since Sunday due to a wildfire in Peachland, B....

Wildfire Evacuees Head Home

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 11.12.2012 | Canada British Columbia

PEACHLAND, B.C. - The last of the evacuees from a forest fire that tore through parts of Peachland, B.C., destroying four houses, were given the all-c...

Wildfire Evacuees Return Home

CP | James Keller, The Canadian Press | Posted 11.11.2012 | Canada British Columbia

PEACHLAND, B.C. - The flames were a stone's throw away from Maggie Dawson's log home, perched on the Okanagan hillside, when she decided it was time t...

UPDATED: 4 Houses Destroyed By B.C. Fire

CP | Posted 11.09.2012 | Canada British Columbia

PEACHLAND, B.C. - Four houses have been destroyed and more than 1,500 people remain out of their homes in B.C.'s Okanagan as firefighters battle a per...