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Premier to say thanks to those who kept B.C. safe during floods and wildfires

B.C. Premier John Horgan will be in Kamloops this weekend.
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October 13, 2017 - 3:29 PM

KAMLOOPS - The Premier will be in Kamloops tomorrow to make a "special recognition" announcement following the extreme flood and wildfire fire seasons this year.

Premier John Horgan and two of his ministers are travelling to Kamloops for a media conference at the Provincial Wildfire Coordination Centre tomorrow, Oct. 13.

It's been a tough year for emergency response crews as the Interior was hit with flooding in the spring followed by the worst wildfire season in the province's history.

More than 1.2 million hectares burned this year. In the Kamloops Fire Centre alone 269 fires burned 215,413 hectares.

Find past stories on the spring flooding here.

Find past stories on this summer's wildfires here.


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