Peachland Wildfire

Another State Of Emergency In Okanagan

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 08.08.2014 | Canada British Columbia

PEACHLAND, B.C. - An active wildfire is threatening one home and has prompted a local state of emergency near the Okanagan community of Peachland, B.C...

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 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...