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BC Wildfire Service to conduct night vision trials for helicopters in South Okanagan

This technology could assist with future firefighting operations

 

Grass fire extinguished at Bertram Park in Kelowna

Kelowna fire crews are responding to a smouldering grass fire in Bertram Park

 

Sky lantern behind Vernon grass fire

Big fines associated with use of prohibited sky lanterns

 

Wildfire north of Lytton grows to 30ha, classified as ‘being held’

The wildfire, burning in steep terrain, is not currently threatening any structures

Wildfire east of Merritt classified as ‘being held’

Crews will be heading out for a final patrol of the area tomorrow (April 15)

2014 Lytton wildfire arson trial may be delayed by pandemic

Percival Williams is slated to stand trial next month in Kamloops on one count of arson

  • Apr 14, 2020

Two of three wildfires south of Cawston classified as out

A three-person BC Wildfire Service crew patrolled the area today

Wildfire north of Lytton classified as out of control

There are five BC Wildfire Service members on site

Wildfire east of Merritt, 50 ha in size, classified as ‘held’

Firefighters on scene working to gain more accurate track of fire’s perimeter

Three wildfires south of Cawston remain small, crews on scene assessing situation

Six personnel from the BC Wildfire Service will be assessing those fires today (April 13)

Several wildfires burn in Kamloops Fire Centre

BC Wildfire Service is responding with crews to all of the blazes

B.C. wide burning restrictions come into effect April 16

‘Larger open burns pose an unnecessary risk and could detract from wildfire detection’

UPDATE: Evacuation alerts for 250 properties due to Eagle Bluff wildfire

A total of 180 firefighters are now assigned to the blaze, and 20 attended to the fire overnight

B.C. works to prepare for future wildfire, flood seasons

Stepping up prescribed burns is part of the provincial strategy

B.C. wildfires to burn into 2018

Many of the largest fires likely won’t be doused until the spring.

$90M spent million fighting B.C. wildfires since April 1

There were 17 new fires started on Sunday

VIDEO: Thousands evacuate Williams Lake by school bus

Multiple fires are raging out of control in the Cariboo