Peachland Wildfire

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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 Return Home

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 to leave.Less than 10 minutes later, she and her do...
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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...