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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

 

Cariboo Fire Centre raises wildfire danger level to moderate

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

 

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 Service to conduct night vision trials for helicopters in South Okanagan

This technology could assist with future firefighting operations

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

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

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

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

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

Wildfire north of Lytton classified as out of control

There are five BC Wildfire Service members on site

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

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

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

Stepping up prescribed burns is part of the provincial strategy

UPDATE: Fire northeast of Terrace under control

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

Crews battle fire northeast of Terrace

The 10-hectare fire was discovered Saturday

B.C. wildfires to burn into 2018

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

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

There were 17 new fires started on Sunday