B.C. wildfires 2017

Bullet fragment likely caused 2017 wildfire that destroyed northern B.C. homes: FOI

Chief fire information officer says firearms ignitions have become more common

 

Smoke from 2017 B.C. wildfires helps research on potential impact of nuclear war

The smoke formed the largest cloud of its kind ever observed, says a study published in Science

 

Vehicle restrictions in place to protect big game in wildfire areas

Ministry implements vehicle restrictions in areas impacted by fires to protect wildlife

 

B.C. farmers impacted by wildfires to receive $20-million boost

1,207 wildfires have burned across B.C. this year in the Cariboo, Kamloops and southeast region

UPDATED: Peachland wildfire now at 100 hectares

The Finlay Creek wildfire southwest of Peachland and Kelowna, is burning rapidly

Signatured Pioneer logs to become permanent 2017 wildfire legacy

Three logs donated by Pioneer Log Homes of B.C. have been signed by hundreds of emergency personnel who helped during the wildfires in the Cariboo-Chilcotin.

East Kootenays heat up with growing wildfires

St. Mary’s Reserve fire broke out Friday, now burning an estimated 398 hectares in size

BREAKING: Evacuation order expanded for Moyie, Munroe Lake area

Two wildfires currently threatening areas in the East Kootenays

B.C. man fined for going to sleep with campfire burning

Conservation officers say they’re frustrated amidst the worst wildfire season on record

Wind fans B.C. fires, but growth of two largest blazes is limited

Kevin Skrepnek says that despite the rain, it wasn’t much, and 14 new fires were sparked since Friday

B.C. hits 1,003 wildfires in 2017

$285.2 million has been spent fighting fires so far

Organizers preparing for worst as wildfire burns near Shambhala Music Festival

Evacuating 15,000 festival attendees would be easier than evacuating a town: public safety director

Anticipated rain a ‘wildcard’ for B.C.’s wildfires

Fire officials unsure how rain will affect the 126 fires in the southern Interior until it arrives

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

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

Man fined for allegedly setting off fireworks in Williams Lake

The man was arrested and fined $1,000

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

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

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

NASA satellites capture images of the province up in smoke

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