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B.C. wildfires risk leaving trail of toxic pollutants in ash, expert warns

Wildfires that race through communities, incinerating ingredients that make up modern-day life, can leave behind a trail of toxic metal, says an expert. Michael...

Smoke from B.C. wildfires fouls Vancouver air

Air quality advisories continued, Monday as smoke from wildfires burning in the Interior and Washington State continued to blanked Metro Vancouver. Smoke also...

Another heat wave prompts health hazards, wildfires in Western Canada

British Columbians and Albertans are heading into August under more dangerously high temperatures, and little or no rain, as another heat wave endangers...

‘Mayhem’: Severe wildfires could threaten water supply for communities, expert warns

There is more to learn about the consequences of intensifying wildfires on community watersheds across Canada, but a large, severe fire followed by...

B.C. responds to double the average annual number of wildfires, halfway into fire season

At the halfway point of B.C.'s fire season, the province is "significantly higher" than the 10-year average both in terms of the number...

Sicamous evacuation order extended at least a week as wildfires hold steady: Mayor

The evacuation order for some Sicamous residents will be extended for at least another week, according to the District of Sicamous. “That’s the response...

Mexican firefighters back up B.C. crews as more wildfires rage

About 100 firefighters from Mexico are joining crews in British Columbia, as the province continues to battle over 260 wildfires raging throughout the...

Smoky skies hindering aviation assistance in Michaud, Octopus Creek wildfires

A trio of wildfires burning along Lower Arrow Lake in B.C.’s Interior have been grouped into one complex. The Arrow Lake Complex includes the...

‘Deep and profound loss’: B.C. sociologist on wildfire’s emotional toll

As of Wednesday afternoon, there are more than 35 wildfires of note — fires that are deemed highly visible or pose a threat to...

How many wildfires are currently burring in B.C.? Breaking down some facts

Here’s a look at how many wildfires are currently burning in B.C. and some facts about the current wildfire season. There are currently 295...
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