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VIDEO: B.C. SPCA behind-the-scenes during devastating Interior wildfire season

A B.C. SPCA constable leads a cow through the evacuation zone during a wildfire in the summer of 2017.
Image Credit: FACEBOOK/B.C. SPCA
December 29, 2017 - 10:30 AM

While wildfires burned across the province this summer, authorities were working behind evacuation lines to mitigate the losses.

That includes B.C. SPCA constables, who saved animals of all sizes — from reptiles to horses — left behind while their owners fled to safety due to evacuation orders.

B.C. SPCA has posted a behind-the-scenes video to Facebook which shows officers attending to animals throughout the Interior to make sure they had a safe place to stay.

The post says it is worrisome to think intense wildfire season like the one this year could be a new trend.

"We truly hope not, but we need to be prepared."

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