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A crew of from the Cariboo Fire Centre will be deployed to Oregon to assist with wildfires. Here the Brattain Fire in south-central Oregon’s Lake Country continues to be active. (Oregon Dept. of Forestry photo)

Cariboo Fire Centre crew heading to Oregon to assist with firefighting efforts

20 firefighters, a division supervisor, task force leader and agency representative being deployed

 

The active wildfire map as of Aug. 17 shows no wildfires burning in hte Cariboo region. (BC Wildfire Dashboard)

Cariboo Fire Centre raises wildfire danger level to moderate

Quesnel, Williams Lake and 100 Mile House are all within the CFC

 

BC Wildfire crews slated to begin burning woody debris piles generated by fuel treatment work done on Fox Mountain to reduce wildfire risk. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo - Williams Lake Tribune)

Wildfire crews to burn Fox Mountain fuel management woody debris

Burning could begin as early as July 8 and go until as late as Sept. 29

BC Wildfire crews slated to begin burning woody debris piles generated by fuel treatment work done on Fox Mountain to reduce wildfire risk. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
A BC Wildfire helicopter prepares for take off. (Joe Lebeau/Hashmark Photography)

BC Wildfire Service to conduct night vision trials for helicopters in South Okanagan

This technology could assist with future firefighting operations

A BC Wildfire helicopter prepares for take off. (Joe Lebeau/Hashmark Photography)
An open category 2, 3 fire ban remains in place in the Cariboo Fire Centre. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo - Williams Lake Tribune)

Category 2, 3 open fire ban remains in effect for Cariboo Fire Centre, campfires still allowed

The bans went into place earlier this spring to minimize human-caused wildfires

An open category 2, 3 fire ban remains in place in the Cariboo Fire Centre. (Monica Lamb-Yorski photo - Williams Lake Tribune)
Bryan Reid Sr., general manager of Pioneer Log Homes of BC and Timber Kings’ star is the face for FireSmartBC this season. (Photo submitted)

Timber Kings Bryan Reid Sr. poster boy for FireSmart BC campaign

Reid’s Pioneer Log Homes of B.C. experienced significant losses during the 2017 wildfires

Bryan Reid Sr., general manager of Pioneer Log Homes of BC and Timber Kings’ star is the face for FireSmartBC this season. (Photo submitted)
The fire pictured, located 17 kilometres north of Lytton (K70045), was approximately 10 hectares in size last night. The fire is suspected to be human caused. (BC Wildfire - Facebook)

Wildfire north of Lytton grows to 30ha, classified as ‘being held’

The wildfire, burning in steep terrain, is not currently threatening any structures

The fire pictured, located 17 kilometres north of Lytton (K70045), was approximately 10 hectares in size last night. The fire is suspected to be human caused. (BC Wildfire - Facebook)
Smoking rubble is all that remains of the Robinsmith home in the Botanie Valley near Lytton following the wildfire of 2014. Image: BRIDGE RIVER LILLOOET NEWS

2014 Lytton wildfire arson trial may be delayed by pandemic

Percival Williams is slated to stand trial next month in Kamloops on one count of arson

  • Apr 14, 2020
Smoking rubble is all that remains of the Robinsmith home in the Botanie Valley near Lytton following the wildfire of 2014. Image: BRIDGE RIVER LILLOOET NEWS
The fire pictured, located 17 kilometres north of Lytton (K70045), was approximately 10 hectares in size last night. The fire is suspected to be human caused. (BC Wildfire - Facebook)

Wildfire north of Lytton classified as out of control

There are five BC Wildfire Service members on site

The fire pictured, located 17 kilometres north of Lytton (K70045), was approximately 10 hectares in size last night. The fire is suspected to be human caused. (BC Wildfire - Facebook)
There will be a Category 2 and 3 fire ban in place as of Monday, April 16 in B.C. (Monica Lamb-Yorski - Black Press Media)

B.C. wide burning restrictions come into effect April 16

‘Larger open burns pose an unnecessary risk and could detract from wildfire detection’

There will be a Category 2 and 3 fire ban in place as of Monday, April 16 in B.C. (Monica Lamb-Yorski - Black Press Media)
Firefighter lights a back-burn to interrupt the spread of a B.C. forest fire. (B.C. Wildfire Service)

B.C. works to prepare for future wildfire, flood seasons

Stepping up prescribed burns is part of the provincial strategy

Firefighter lights a back-burn to interrupt the spread of a B.C. forest fire. (B.C. Wildfire Service)
BC Wildfire Service photo

UPDATE: Fire northeast of Terrace under control

The 12.1-hectare fire was first discovered Saturday morning near Cedarvale

BC Wildfire Service photo
Crews first discovered the fire Saturday morning adjacent to the Cedarvale - Kitwanga backroad on the north side of the Skeena River. (BC Wildfire Service photo)

Crews battle fire northeast of Terrace

The 10-hectare fire was discovered Saturday

Crews first discovered the fire Saturday morning adjacent to the Cedarvale - Kitwanga backroad on the north side of the Skeena River. (BC Wildfire Service photo)
B.C. wildfires to burn into 2018

B.C. wildfires to burn into 2018

Many of the largest fires likely won’t be doused until the spring.

B.C. wildfires to burn into 2018
(BC Wildfire Service)

$90M spent million fighting B.C. wildfires since April 1

There were 17 new fires started on Sunday

(BC Wildfire Service)