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Barnhartvale wildfire a wake-up call for residents as temperatures heat up

By Chad Klassen
May 15, 2018 - 8:46am

KAMLOOPS — A wildfire that sparked on Monday afternoon in Barnhartvale is serving as a wake-up call for residents who say the hot weather in the forecast has worked to dry things up. 

Barnhartvale resident Shawn Reed was shocked to come home to flames that reached as high as 20 feet. 

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City of Kamloops 'preparing for the worst' at Campbell Creek

By Greg Fry/Tanya Cronin
May 8, 2018 - 3:31pm Updated: May 8, 2018 - 5:34pm

KAMLOOPS — The threat of flooding continues to keep the City of Kamloops on alert.

Utility Services Manager Greg Wightman says the biggest concern so far has been Campbell Creek, where water elevations are currently similar to what we saw at this time last year.