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Update: Ash falls in Okanagan as Similkameen fire grows

Drivers from Penticton to Vernon are reporting a layer of ash on their vehicles.

Breaking: 865 properties on evacuation alert, Snowy Mountain fire doubles in size

As of Wednesday morning the Snowy Mountain fire has grown to 6,155 hectares in size.

UPDATE: Placer Mountain fire in Similkameen Valley grows to 2,336 hectares

BC Wildfire Service continues to work to get blaze under control

Kamloops RCMP blitz nabs a dozen impaired drivers

A total of 19 different drivers were pulled over that RCMP allege were impaired

Lytton sets new record at 41.4 C, heat warnings in effect across B.C.

Environment Canada has issued heat warnings for much for the province today.

Youths playing with lighter start Kelowna wildfire by accident

BC Wildfire and the Kelowna fire department are on scene of a blaze near Yates Road

‘Scheduling conflict’ cancels Back To The 90’s concert in Kelowna

Prospera Place concert was set to feature Vanilla Ice, Rob Base, Young MC, C&C Music Factory

Okanagan wildfire round-up: 320 firefighters battle scorching heat and flames

A look at the major wildfires impacting the Okanagan, Similkameen and region.

Update: Eneas wildfire being held, evacuation alerts rescinded

The Mount Eneas wildfire burning near Peachland continues to burn away from houses

Mount Conkle wildfire near Summerland being held

This fire, like others in the region, was sparked by lightning last week.

Update: Okanagan Mountain Park fire still out of control

Crews will continue to strengthen the east flank

Kelowna florist aims to make someone smile with mugs full of flowers

Burnett’s florist teamed up with Teleflora, Valley Flowers and United Floral for “Make Someone smile week”.

Alberta firefighters brought in to assist B.C. fire fight

The BC Wildfire Service has enlisted the help of more than a dozen Alberta firefighters.

Okanagan Mountain Park fire still out of control

Crews will continue to strengthen the east flank

Update: Spences Bridge wildfire now under control

Evacuation Alerts in the area have been rescinded to All Clear.

Okanagan wildfire round-up: Emergency operation centre deactivated

A look at the major wildfires impacting the Okanagan, Similkameen and region.

Update: Gains made on Law Creek fire above West Kelowna

Crews feel this fire is being held.

Eneas remains out of control, evacuation alerts rescinded

The Mount Eneas wildfire burning near Peachland continues to grow away from houses

Update: Evacuation alerts rescinded for residents near Peachland wildfire

The Mount Eneas wildfire burning near Peachland grew four hectares Tuesday

Mount Conkle wildfire near Summerland being held

This fire, like others in the region, was sparked by lightning last week.