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BC Wildfire Service cautions against complacency in cooler temperatures

By Jill Sperling
July 21, 2018 - 7:57am

KAMLOOPS — Cooler temperatures may be in the weather forecast this weekend, but the BC Wildfire Service is reminding people that the fire danger rating remains high. 

Fire Information Officer Kyla Fraser says a reprieve from the hot and dry conditions is expected to be short-lived. 

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Heightened fire situation has BC officials considering recalling deployed firefighting force

By James Peters
July 19, 2018 - 11:46am

KAMLOOPS — BC fire officials say they are considering a recall of more than 100 firefighters sent to Eastern Canada last week.

It comes after a series of lightning strikes this week led to dozens of new fire starts in BC.