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BC Wildfire asks public to steer clear of aircraft fighting fires

BC Wildfire asks public to steer clear of aircraft fighting fires

BC Wildfire Service is warning members of the public of the risks to fire suppression efforts and safety if they interfere with aircraft fighting fires.
B.C. pauses bill that set standards for injunctions against homeless camps

B.C. pauses bill that set standards for injunctions against homeless camps

The provincial government has announced that it won't bring into force changes designed to create standards for municipalities seeking legal injunctions against homeless camps.
Shetland Creek wildfire near Ashcroft now at 13,236 hectares

Shetland Creek wildfire near Ashcroft now at 13,236 hectares

Fast-moving and aggressive wildfire has caused multiple evacuation orders and alerts along Highway near Ashcroft
322 wildfires burning in B.C., nearly two-thirds out of control

322 wildfires burning in B.C., nearly two-thirds out of control

There are 3 wildfires of note; 1 near Ashcroft and 2 in the Kootenays
Alberta Premier says ministers, staff accepting playoff hockey tickets onside

Alberta Premier says ministers, staff accepting playoff hockey tickets onside

Smith declined to say how many of her ministers attended playoff games as guests of Mraiche
Agassiz Fire Department lowers flag for fallen North Fraser firefighter

Agassiz Fire Department lowers flag for fallen North Fraser firefighter

Evacuation alert issued as North Okanagan wildfire grows

Evacuation alert issued as North Okanagan wildfire grows

The Regional District of North Okanagan issued the alert Friday night based on recommendation of BC Wildfire Service
UPDATED: Highway 6 closed, Silverton put on evac alert

UPDATED: Highway 6 closed, Silverton put on evac alert

Residents should be ready to leave at a moment’s notice
26 care home residents moved from Ashcroft due to wildfire threat

26 care home residents moved from Ashcroft due to wildfire threat

Interior Health has moved long-term care, assisted living residents to alternate location
B.C. teen found dead in Surrey; homicide police investigating

B.C. teen found dead in Surrey; homicide police investigating

Teenager reported missing day before