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Wildfire On Chilliwack Lake Road (VIDEO) (NOTE LANGUAGE)

Chilliwack – Chilliwack Fire crews quickly doused what could have easily turned into a major wildfire on Thursday evening. This was along Chilliwack Lake Road past the fishing lodge. There are reports that someone carelessly tossed a cigarette into the…


Province Asks Ottawa For Money To Fight Wildfires

Ottawa/Victoria – With weeks of fire season remaining, and forecasts for continued hot, dry conditions that carry the risk of further lightning strikes, the provincial government has requested assistance from the federal government for its firefighting efforts. “This is an…



No Surprise – Wildfire Danger Increasing

Fraser Valley – Although Summer doesn’t officially start until Thursday, the summer fire season is here. The extreme heat wave this week only makes the problem worse. The BC fire danger rating (i.e. the risk of a wildfire starting) for…



Small Fire Near Chilliwack Lake

Chilliwack Lake – Smoke was reported near Paulsen Road, not far from Chilliwack Lake Provincial Park. The reports came around 5PM on Thursday afternoon. A firefighting helicopter was dispatched along with crews from Chilliwack River Valley firefighters . Linda Koskinen…


Fourth Provincial State Of Emergency Due To Wildfires

Victoria -SEPTEMBER 1 UPDATE – B.C.’s wildfire-driven provincial state of emergency has been formally extended again, through the end of day on Sept. 15, 2017. This is the fourth time the state of emergency has been extended, with previous extensions…


Feds, Province Assessing Wildfire Impact On Agriculture

Victoria – The governments of Canada and British Columbia are working under the AgriRecovery disaster framework to determine the type of assistance that may be required by British Columbia’s agriculture sector to recover from the impact of wildfires. The announcement…