Sunday wildfire updates

By Vanessa Ybarra
July 16, 2017 - 3:16pm

ASHCROFT — Firefighters continue to battle the Ashcroft Reserve fire.

Chief Fire Information officer Kevin Skrepnek says the fire currently sits at 42, 300 hecatres which makes it the largest fire burning in B.C

Skrepnek says the White Lake Fire near Williams Lake crossed the Fraser River last night but did not reach the city itself saying it's currently seven to ten kilometres north of the city.

The Princeton fire is reported at 33-hundred hectares in size and 40 per cent contained.

The Dunn Lakes is 22-hundred hecatres in size and 20 per cent contained.

More than 37-thousand people have fleed their homes throughout B.C

Todd Stone, the Minister responsbile for , says while Kamloops services have been stretched a little thin no evacuee is being turned away.

TNRD Information Officer Debbie Sell says group lodging continues to be available in the city.

Lake Country fire threat eased

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