Peachland News

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'We're Helpless Here'

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 hour, when a lone RCMP officer found himself starin...
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Wildfire Evacuees Head Home

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.C. "Effective at 5 p.m. [PT Wednesday] afternoon,...
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Wildfire Evacuees Head Home

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-clear to return to their homes Wednesday, three day...
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UPDATED: 4 Houses Destroyed By B.C. Fire

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 persistent and voracious forest fire.Three of the fou...