B.C. wildfires 2017

5 photos of the B.C. wildfire smoke then-and-now

5 photos of the B.C. wildfire smoke then-and-now

Photographers in Princeton match up historical and current photos to demonstrate the level of smoke

5 photos of the B.C. wildfire smoke then-and-now
(BC Wildfire Service)

No end in sight for B.C. wildfires, one month since state of emergency declared

Wildfire conditions remained ‘static’ during the long weekend but fires still a concern through August

(BC Wildfire Service)
Smoke from above the Coastal mountains (BC Wildfire Service)

Campfire, off-road bans limited new long-weekend wildfires in B.C.: officials

Last week, the province banned the use of off-road vehicles in much of southern B.C.

Smoke from above the Coastal mountains (BC Wildfire Service)
Williams Lake evacuee Bryan Millar takes a minute to share his story and his gratitude for support with Canadian Red Cross delegate Angela Hill (Canadian Red Cross)

5 ways Red Cross can assist residents in wildfire regions

Red Cross’ Lise Anne Pierce answers frequently asked questions from those impacted by B.C. wildfires

Williams Lake evacuee Bryan Millar takes a minute to share his story and his gratitude for support with Canadian Red Cross delegate Angela Hill (Canadian Red Cross)
(RCMP handout)

Man fined for allegedly setting off fireworks in Williams Lake

The man was arrested and fined $1,000

(RCMP handout)
VIDEO: Quick-thinking drivers douse grass fire on Vancouver Island highway

VIDEO: Quick-thinking drivers douse grass fire on Vancouver Island highway

Marie Beaton was driving along Hwy. 19 near Qualicum when she saw smoke billowing at Horne Lake exit

VIDEO: Quick-thinking drivers douse grass fire on Vancouver Island highway
The Elephant Hill fire has prompted another evacuation order south of 20 Mile (pictured).                                20 Mile Ranch

Elephant Hill fire prompts new evacuation order

The order applies to several properties along Highway 99 south of 20 Mile.

The Elephant Hill fire has prompted another evacuation order south of 20 Mile (pictured).                                20 Mile Ranch
Smoke and flames from what residents are saying was a controlled burn near Loon Lake Tuesday (Facebook @20MileRanch)

VIDEO: Clinton-area residents say controlled burn went ‘horribly wrong’

Officials point to a “dramatic and unforecasted shift” in the wind

Smoke and flames from what residents are saying was a controlled burn near Loon Lake Tuesday (Facebook @20MileRanch)
UPDATE: New image of B.C. smoke from space taken today

UPDATE: New image of B.C. smoke from space taken today

NASA satellites capture images of the province up in smoke

UPDATE: New image of B.C. smoke from space taken today
Cpl. Stephanie Lin is taking care of a sweet little black and white Border Collie cross at the Williams Lake RCMP Command Post. The lost dog is being transferred to the BC SPCA in Williams Lake until the owner can be found. Photo submitted

RCMP check turns up lost dog in wildfire evacuation zone near Williams Lake

Mounties say the possible border-collie cross has helped boost morale

Cpl. Stephanie Lin is taking care of a sweet little black and white Border Collie cross at the Williams Lake RCMP Command Post. The lost dog is being transferred to the BC SPCA in Williams Lake until the owner can be found. Photo submitted
(Cariboo Wildfires 2017 Information and Safety)

More international help on way to fight B.C. wildfires

Crews arrived from the U.S. last weekend, while 108 personnel from Mexico are on their way

(Cariboo Wildfires 2017 Information and Safety)
What to do if you see a camper with a campfire

What to do if you see a camper with a campfire

Even if the fire is put out quickly it’s still a good idea to report it to BC Wildfire Service

What to do if you see a camper with a campfire
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is mobbed upon his arrival in Revelstoke on Saturday. ~ Photo by Alex Cooper, Revelstoke Review

Justin Trudeau visits Revelstoke to encourage donations to Red Cross

Trudeau says government will match donations to help those affected by wildfires

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is mobbed upon his arrival in Revelstoke on Saturday. ~ Photo by Alex Cooper, Revelstoke Review
Back from the fire line

Back from the fire line

Ryan Gow, leader of the Revelstoke-based Columbia Unit Crew, talks about battling wildfire near Cache Creek

Back from the fire line
(Instagram - CityofPG)

UNDER EVACUATION: Prince George, Kamloops prepare for long term

Housing, medical care top of list for evacuees with no clear re-entry date in sight

(Instagram - CityofPG)
UNDER EVACUATION: Sleeping in cars and tents

UNDER EVACUATION: Sleeping in cars and tents

“People are being really generous and that’s the difference”

UNDER EVACUATION: Sleeping in cars and tents
B.C. wildfires could become ‘violently aggresive’ due to wind

B.C. wildfires could become ‘violently aggresive’ due to wind

The Hanceville complex fire is of most concern, burning near Williams Lake and 40,000 hectares big

B.C. wildfires could become ‘violently aggresive’ due to wind
(Heather Colpitts/Langley Advance)                                Lucy Willis came down from the Cache Creek area with her family and their farm animals to get away from the wildfire threat. The family’s pet goat, Neville, road down on the children’s laps.

VIDEO: Langley horse breeder takes in farm families and their animals

A northeast Clayton horse transport company has brought farm animals down from the fire zones.

(Heather Colpitts/Langley Advance)                                Lucy Willis came down from the Cache Creek area with her family and their farm animals to get away from the wildfire threat. The family’s pet goat, Neville, road down on the children’s laps.