wildfires



Out Of Province Firefighting Help Arrives In BC

Victoria – Out-of-province firefighting personnel and aircraft will be arriving in B.C. over the next week to help the BC Wildfire Service battle 446 wildfires burning throughout the province. Twenty firefighters from Alberta and 15 firefighters from the Northwest Territories…


Valley Cool Down As Interior Wildfires Ramp Up

Fraser Valley – As we go through a cool down from the long heat wave (longest since 2009 with 10 days of over 30C) that doesn’t ean wildfire season is slowing down. There have been a few highway grass fires…




Provincial Shout Out To BC Corrections Inmates Who Worked Wildfires

Victoria /Fraser Valley – Behind British Columbia’s many wildfire-fighting crews stands a team of provincial inmates who provide vital support to those serving on the front lines. Throughout the recent provincial state of emergency, a longstanding partnership with the BC Wildfire…



More International Fire Fighters On The Way

With no relief in sight in the weather forecast, B.C.’s wildfire emergency is expected to continue over the next few weeks. To ensure that adequate resources are available to continue in the fight, more international personnel are on the way….