Greg Fry

Thursday night's Batchelor Heights fire in Kamloops
Thursday night's Batchelor Heights fire in Kamloops Image Credit: BC Wildfire Service

Lightning strikes spark 28 new wildfires in Kamloops Fire Centre

By Greg Fry
June 22, 2018 - 11:42am

KAMLOOPS — Thursday was a busy day in the Kamloops Fire Centre.

Fire Information Officer Marla Catherall says 28 new fires were sparked in total, including the largest — a 60 hectare blaze which forced the evacuation of 12 homes — in Batchelor Heights.

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