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Williams Lake evacuation order partially lifted, alert still in place

By Chad Harris
July 27, 2017 - 12:00pm Updated: July 27, 2017 - 3:51pm

WILLIAMS LAKE, B.C. — Residents in the Lake City have been given the all clear to return home after being forced out on Saturday, July 15th.

The city still remains on evacuation alert.

Both the south and north routes into Williams Lake along Highway 97 are open.

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Kamloops Fire Rescue on high alert as small fires pop up

By Chad Harris
July 15, 2017 - 4:21pm Updated: July 15, 2017 - 11:36pm

KAMLOOPS — A small, but aggressive grassfire broke out between Highway 1 and the South Thompson River near Highland Drive.

Kamloops Fire Rescue crews rushed to the scene shortly after 4pm, but their efforts were complicated by two trains passing through the area.