bc wildfires

Chinook helicopter heads to B.C. Interior fire zone carrying fire vehicle from CFB Comox. (MCpl Gabrielle DesRochers, Canadian Forces Combat Camera)

Soldiers from Edmonton head for fire zone

225 army members, vehicles on way to Williams Lake

Chinook helicopter heads to B.C. Interior fire zone carrying fire vehicle from CFB Comox. (MCpl Gabrielle DesRochers, Canadian Forces Combat Camera)
Frefighter lights a backburn during operations in the Southern Interior. (B.C. Wildfire Service)

Wildfire threat eases, light rain expected Thursday

Only four new starts Tuesday as B.C. Interior battle continues

Frefighter lights a backburn during operations in the Southern Interior. (B.C. Wildfire Service)
Forests Minister Doug Donaldson and Premier John Horgan speak after their first cabinet meeting in Victoria July 19. (Tom Fletcher/Black Press)

VIDEO: Wildfire emergency extended two more weeks

Another $600 available for long-term evacuees, Premier John Horgan says

Forests Minister Doug Donaldson and Premier John Horgan speak after their first cabinet meeting in Victoria July 19. (Tom Fletcher/Black Press)
Raylene and Bryan Poffenroth of Beacher Ranch work to save their home as the Hanceville-Riske Creek fire moves toward them Sunday night. Raylene Poffenroth photo

Riske Creek ranchers go it alone in fight against dangerous wildfire

Hanceville-Riske Creek fire crests ridge at Farwell Canyon Road

Raylene and Bryan Poffenroth of Beacher Ranch work to save their home as the Hanceville-Riske Creek fire moves toward them Sunday night. Raylene Poffenroth photo
SPCA helps animals behind evacuation lines

SPCA helps animals behind evacuation lines

The agency will feed pets left behind

  • Jul 18, 2017
SPCA helps animals behind evacuation lines
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327,000 hectares burned across B.C.

$98 million spent on fighting wildfires so far

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Lexy Fowlie and Chelsea Wallach of Prince George are coordinating the care of hundreds of evacuated livestock.

UNDER EVACUATION: Livestock safe, well cared for by volunteers

In Prince George, volunteers are walking, feeding and cleaning up after about 250 evacuated animals

Lexy Fowlie and Chelsea Wallach of Prince George are coordinating the care of hundreds of evacuated livestock.
Lower Mainland residents woke up to hazy skies on Tuesday morning. (M_Otaka/Twitter)

Wildfire-related air quality advisory issued for Lower Mainland

Conditions are expected to last till wildfires ceases

Lower Mainland residents woke up to hazy skies on Tuesday morning. (M_Otaka/Twitter)
White Lake fire gives city a break, for now

White Lake fire gives city a break, for now

Streets of Williams Lake mostly empty

White Lake fire gives city a break, for now
A smokey view of Canim Lake earlier this week. Martina Dopf photo.

CRD and 100 Mile begin evaluating safe return for evacuated residents

Evaluation of infrastructure and safety comes first

A smokey view of Canim Lake earlier this week. Martina Dopf photo.
Firefighter sets a back-burn to contain the Meldrum Creek wildfire complex, spreading east towards Williams Lake, August 2010. (B.C. Forest Service)

Hype doesn’t help forest fire efforts

Andrew Weaver’s climate change claim doesn’t match reality

Firefighter sets a back-burn to contain the Meldrum Creek wildfire complex, spreading east towards Williams Lake, August 2010. (B.C. Forest Service)
Firefighter sets a back-burn to contain the Meldrum Creek wildfire complex, spreading east towards Williams Lake, August 2010. (B.C. Forest Service)

Hype doesn’t help forest fire efforts

Andrew Weaver’s climate change claim doesn’t match reality

Firefighter sets a back-burn to contain the Meldrum Creek wildfire complex, spreading east towards Williams Lake, August 2010. (B.C. Forest Service)
Volunteers help setup an evacuation centre in Cloverdale on Sunday. (Lance Peverly/Peace Arch News)

VIDEO: Emergency reception centres open across B.C.

Wildfire evacuees will receive lodging and food at the centres

Volunteers help setup an evacuation centre in Cloverdale on Sunday. (Lance Peverly/Peace Arch News)
VIDEO: Cloverdale reception centre welcomes wildfire evacuees

VIDEO: Cloverdale reception centre welcomes wildfire evacuees

Surrey is lending a helping hand to some of the 13,000 evacuees displaced by the B.C. wildfires

VIDEO: Cloverdale reception centre welcomes wildfire evacuees