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News Items tag as: B.C. Wildfire

  • Grass fire near Scandia dealt with quickly

    KELOWNA - The Kelowna Fire Department is reminding residents to properly dispose of burning cigarettes after a small grass fire broke out not far from the side of Highway 97 this afternoon.
  • Drones flying over Westside Road wildfire halt air operations

    WEST KELOWNA – Several people have been flying drones over the Westside Road wildfire today, forcing B.C. Wildfire to stop flying helicopters, which are supporting firefighters on the ground.
  • UPDATE: Wildfire near West Kelowna under control, contained

    WEST KELOWNA – B.C. Wildfire hit a blaze near West Kelowna hard and fast yesterday afternoon, bringing the fire under control within hours.
  • Evacuation alert lifted for residents under Coldstream Creek fire

    ASHCROFT - The Thompson-Nicola Regional District Emergency Operations Centre has been advised by the Wildfire Management Branch that the imminent risk of danger to life and properties due to the Coldstream Creek wildfire between Ashcroft and Logan Lake north of Highway 97C has diminished at this time.
  • Evacuation alert ends for Adams Lake fire

    VAVENBY - The Thompson-Nicola Regional District Emergency Operations Centre has been advised by the Wildfire Management Branch that the imminent risk of danger to life and properties due to the Adams West wildfire on Adams River at the north end Adams Lake has diminished at this time.
  • FINAL UPDATE: Wildfire near Zipzone Peachland contained

    PEACHLAND – Wildfire Management threw everything they had at wildfire above Peachland this afternoon and it paid off. The blaze is now 100 per cent contained.
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