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Update: Okanagan Mountain Park fire expected to grow, homes not in danger

There were no night crews working this blaze, due to the dangerous terrain.

Update: Winds may fuel Mount Conkle wildfire near Summerland

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

Update: Spences Bridge wildfire holding at 83 hectares

Highway 1 has reopened to single-lane, alternating traffic.

UPDATE: RCMP searching Penticton channel for ‘evidence’

RCMP divers are on scene at the Penticton channel, just past Green Avenue.

Update: Mt. Conkle wildfire near Summerland ‘being held’ at 118 hectares

This fire has several good water sources and has good road access.

Update: Peachland wildfire holding at 1,793 hectares

Smoke may increase today around the valley

Update: Okanagan Mountain Park fire grows to 577 hectares

Crews built hand guards and continued to extinguish hot spots.

Car thief nabbed by Mounties on wildfire duty

RCMP working wildfires deploy spike belt to nab alleged auto thief from Oliver.

Update: Wildfire near Summerland mapped at 118 hectares

The Mount Conkle wildfire is 90 per cent guarded

Update: Okanagan Mountain Park fire holds at 400 hectares

The wildfire, also called Goode’s Creek wildfire, continues to burn near Kelowna

Update: Mount Eneas wildfire holds at 1,374 hectares

Fire chief Dennis Craig said wind was blowing the fire away from homes

What’s happening this weekend

Follow Social Squad member Matthew Abrey to find out what’s happening this weekend

BC Wildfire update on Okanagan blazes

Watch the media briefing on the current fire situation in the Okanagan.

Cooler temps today, but no rain in forecast until August

Environment Canada does not have good news when it comes to fighting fires in the Central Okanagan.

Okanagan wildfire round-up: Fires holding size while crews monitor new lightning strike spots

A look at the major wildfires impacting the Okanagan, Similkameen and region as of Tuesday afternoon.

Update: Skeleton crew to watch 1,000 hectare wildfire near Peachland overnight

Peachland - Evacuation orders have been issued for Brent Road and Highway 97 South properties

Breaking: More evacuation orders for Mount Eneas wildfire, south of Peachland

The BC Wildfire Service is battling a large wildfire alongside Highway 97 in Peachland.

Updated: Complete list of B.C. Interior wildfire coverage

Up-to-date information on blazes happening the Kamloops Wildfire Centre

Update: Summerland wildfire forces PIB state of emergency

More than 40 firefighters are on scene of the wildfire near Mount Conkle, just outside of Summerland.

Price no guarantee for safety with horse riding helmets: new report

A Swedish insurance report reveals that many brands of equestrian helmets do not protect riders as well as they could.