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Vernon Fire Rescue Services is continuing fuel management efforts to reduce the risk of serious wildfire in the wildland urban interface (WUI) across Vernon. (City of Vernon/Contributed)

Work underway to reduce risk of wildfires in Vernon

Fire crews will be clearing wildland fuels along Eastside Road over the next month

 

Some parts of B.C. enjoy better air quality but southern regions still affected

The province’s air quality health index reflected a brief improvement in conditions early Wednesday

 

Gallery: Okanagan Falls community thanks firefighters following Christie Mountain fire

Blasted Church winery has painted a large ‘thank you’ sign as a tribute to those to fought the blaze

 

Christie Mountain wildfire still keeping crews on their toes

Part of the fire’s eastern flank has crossed retardant lines, says BC Wildfire Services

Regional District of Okanagan-Similkameen working on re-entry plan for Heritage Hills residents

Christie Mountain fire had resulted in evacuation order in Electoral Area D

U.S. wildfire quickly spreading towards border with Osoyoos

The Palmer wildfire is an estimated 4,500 hectares in size

Regional District of Okanagan-Similkameen directors grateful for firefighting efforts

Fire near Okanagan Falls is being held at 1,400 hectares

Wildfire burning across border with Osoyoos grows to 2,400 hectares

The Palmer Lake fire is an estimated 40 hectares in size

Vehicle fire sparks near SilverStar Resort

Blaze believed to be human-caused ignites Monday afternoon, Aug. 17

85% of B.C. wildfires since April have been human-caused

August is usually the hottest month of the year – bringing with it most of B.C.’s wildfires

Squamish declares local state of emergency as uncontrolled wildfire prompts evacuations

Squamish Valley campgrounds and six homes located near the fast-moving fire

Cache Creek electoral areas E, I, J under evacuation alert

Thompson-Nicola Regional District issues an evacuation alert

Canadian Forces remain ‘last resort’ for B.C. wildfire response: province

Three Canadian Forces Griffin helicopters are arriving in B.C. Sunday

Public asked to avoid Cariboo, Chilcotin parks due to “severe wildfire hazard”

BC Parks is asking the public to stay away

  • Jul 9, 2017