wildfire

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

 

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

 

Firefighting reinforcements being sent to battle blaze

Mehan Lake Fire along Highway 37 grew overnight

Have you seen smoke in the Burns Lake area?

Slash pile burns and category three open burns are taking place

  • Oct 18, 2017

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

Thompson-Nicola Regional District issues an evacuation alert

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

BC Parks is asking the public to stay away

  • Jul 9, 2017

Fire danger rating in Burns Lake “high”

Public urged to use caution with any outdoor burning

  • Jul 6, 2017

Crews battle fire east of Tchesinkut Lake

Smoke may be visible from Hwy. 16 and Hwy. 35

  • Jun 29, 2017

Crews battle fire south of Houston

Estimated 58 hectares were consumed by the fire

  • Jun 28, 2017