James Peters / Chad Harris

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30+ homes destroyed near Cache Creek, entire village evacuated

By James Peters / Chad Harris
July 7, 2017 - 5:33pm Updated: July 7, 2017 - 8:11pm

CACHE CREEK, B.C. — The Mayor of Cache Creek says more than 30 homes have already been lost in the fire ravaging the Ashcroft-Cache Creek area.

John Ranta, who is also the chair of the Thompson-Nicola Regional District, says the 700-hectare blaze is rapidly approaching the community.