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Wendy McCulloch (third from the left), Executive Director of Community Futures British Columbia, and Naina Sloan (third from the right), Vice President of programs and partners with the Pacific Economic Development Canada, with representatives of the communities receiving a portion of the funding. (Zachary Delaney)

Feds kick in $5.5 million to help B.C. mitigate economic effects of disasters

Funds given to Community Futures British Columbia to distribute to small business and non-profits

 

According to Chawathil councillors Deanna John and Audrey George, Chawathil was once again forgotten about by the District of Hope during this emergency despite being only a kilometre away from the fire. (Deanna John)

B.C. First Nation says support lacking as wildfire raged near Hope

Councillors of Chawathil say they and 200 band members left to deal with fire on their own

 

Two new wildfires have sparked west of the Jack Creek wildfire outside of Glenrosa (BC Wildfire Service Dashboard)

Two new wildfires sparked west of Glenrosa

The suspected causes are unknown

 

New fire discovered northeast of Big White on Sept. 14, 2022 (BC Wildfire Service Dashboard)
New fire discovered northeast of Big White on Sept. 14, 2022 (BC Wildfire Service Dashboard)
The Flood Falls Trail wildfire is now estimated to be 545 hectares according to BC Wildfire Service (Richard Haworth/Facebook)

UPDATE: Evacuation orders lifted for residents around Hope wildfire

Residents of 12 properties near Flood Falls Trail wildfire can return home

The Flood Falls Trail wildfire is now estimated to be 545 hectares according to BC Wildfire Service (Richard Haworth/Facebook)
Highway 1 eastbound through Hope is closed Sunday (Sept. 11) as the Flood Falls Trail wildfire continues to grow. (Photo courtesy of BC Wildfire Service)

Highway 1 eastbound closed between Chilliwack and Hope as area wildfire grows

All eastbound traffic detoured to Highway 7 and Highway 9 Sunday

Highway 1 eastbound through Hope is closed Sunday (Sept. 11) as the Flood Falls Trail wildfire continues to grow. (Photo courtesy of BC Wildfire Service)
The Jack Creek wildfire is now being held (Photo - @BCGovFireInfo/Twitter)
The Jack Creek wildfire is now being held (Photo - @BCGovFireInfo/Twitter)
(Photo - @BCGovFireInfo/Twitter)

UPDATE: Jack Creek wildfire in Glenrosa continues to grow

The blaze started Wednesday afternoon (Sept. 8) because of lightning

(Photo - @BCGovFireInfo/Twitter)
Smoke seen from hills of South East Kelowna. (Image/ Terry Lust)

UPDATE: Evacuation alert issued for Jack Creek Wildfire, near Glenrosa

The blaze is currently 4.5 hectares in size

Smoke seen from hills of South East Kelowna. (Image/ Terry Lust)
Fire spotted off Highway 5. (Image/ Jillian Zielinski)

Wildfire near Coquihalla outside of Merritt

The Gillis Lake fire started Wednesday afternoon

Fire spotted off Highway 5. (Image/ Jillian Zielinski)
Wildfire officials in British Columbia say they are working with BC Parks and the Transportation Ministry to prepare for the spread of a blaze that has already charred 19 square kilometres of bush in Manning provincial park, as shown in this recent handout image provide by the BC Wildfire Service. THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO-BC Wildfire Service

Crews keep close watch on one B.C. wildfire, as another delays school in northeast

Manning Park, Hudson’s Hope home to notable blazes

Wildfire officials in British Columbia say they are working with BC Parks and the Transportation Ministry to prepare for the spread of a blaze that has already charred 19 square kilometres of bush in Manning provincial park, as shown in this recent handout image provide by the BC Wildfire Service. THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO-BC Wildfire Service
The Blue Mountain Fire in Penticton is being held at 54 hectares according to the BC Wildfire Service. (BC Wildfire)

High winds challenging Okanagan wildfire crews

However, several blazes in the Okanagan are being held or are under control

The Blue Mountain Fire in Penticton is being held at 54 hectares according to the BC Wildfire Service. (BC Wildfire)
The Blue Mountain wildfire in Penticton has grown to 50 hectares (Photo - @BCGovFireInfo/Twitter)

UPDATE: New wildfire west of Penticton has grown to 55 hectares

The Blue Mountain wildfire started on Sept. 2 and is thought to be human-caused

The Blue Mountain wildfire in Penticton has grown to 50 hectares (Photo - @BCGovFireInfo/Twitter)
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Grass fire doused south of Lake Country

Was reported on afternoon of Sept. 1 as ‘spreading quickly’

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In this June 11, 2019 file photo, firefighter Andrew Pettit walks among the flames during a prescribed fire in Cedar Grove at Kings Canyon National Park, Calif. (Brian Melley/The Associated Press)
In this June 11, 2019 file photo, firefighter Andrew Pettit walks among the flames during a prescribed fire in Cedar Grove at Kings Canyon National Park, Calif. (Brian Melley/The Associated Press)
(BC Wildfire Services)
(BC Wildfire Services)
Fires in North Okanagan.

Lightning caused fires in the North Okanagan

At least three fires have sparked in the last 24 hours

Fires in North Okanagan.
The fire expanded while burning the pine needles and an Oregon grape bush
(Cameron McMillan/ Submitted )

Lightning causes fire on Kelowna farm

McMillan Farms also had to battle flood waters earlier this year

The fire expanded while burning the pine needles and an Oregon grape bush
(Cameron McMillan/ Submitted )
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Blaze at Ballou Park, Kelowna

The Kelowna fire was reported on Aug. 21

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The East Meadows Plateau wildfire is about 20 kilometres from the City of Kamloops. (Photo/BCWS Twitter)

Wildfire sparks just north of Kamloops

The fire is highly visible to Kamloops and the surrounding area

The East Meadows Plateau wildfire is about 20 kilometres from the City of Kamloops. (Photo/BCWS Twitter)
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