BC Wildfire Service
BC Wildfire Service
yesterday at 16:01. Facebook
The Fountain Valley Road wildfire, burning approximately 8 kilometers east of Lillooet, is now 12 hectares in size and is showing decreased fire behaviour this morning. Thirty-two firefighters are on site today working to increase containment. Two homes remain on evacuation alert but are still not immediately threatened at this time.

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The Fountain Valley Road wildfire burning approximately 8 kilometers east of Lillooet
Terri Greig
Elaine Secreto-Maisonneuve
Linda Sue Hayter
BC Wildfire Service
BC Wildfire Service
yesterday at 02:50. Facebook
The BC Wildfire Service (BCWS) is responding to wildfire near Fountain Valley Road, approximately 8 kilometers east of Lillooet. The fire is estimated to be 9 hectares. Two homes have been placed on evacuation alert but are not immediately threatened at this time.

There are currently 5 BCWS personnel on scene working to increase containment. The incident received airtanker support this...
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The BC Wildfire Service BCWS is responding to wildfire near Fountain Valley
Donald Cook
Fran Shields
Lisa Giesbrecht
BC Wildfire Service
BC Wildfire Service
05/26/2017 at 20:10. Facebook
Northwest BC:

The BC Wildfire Service is planning a controlled burn near the base of Mount Horetsky, approximately 39 kilometres northwest of Fort Babine. The burn will only take place if weather conditions permit and may begin as early as May 28, 2017.
Northwest BC The BC Wildfire Service is planning a controlled burn near

Prescribed burn planned north of Babine Lake

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BC Wildfire Service
BC Wildfire Service
05/26/2017 at 17:22. Facebook
⚠ Reminder ⚠

A Category 2 and Category 3 open burning prohibition came into effect at noon on May 19 for most areas of the Kamloops Fire Centre, and will remain in effect until Oct. 15, 2017, or until further notice. To see if this applies to you, please visit our website:

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Reminder A Category 2 and Category 3 open burning prohibition came
BC Wildfire Service
Angie Clowry
Angie Clowry
BC Wildfire Service
BC Wildfire Service
05/25/2017 at 23:00. Facebook
Fifty-four firefighters are on scene creating hand guard and a fuel break along the base of a 574 hectare fire located 5km East of Tete Jaune Cache in the Prince George Fire Centre. Crews are continuing to work on the east and west flank. The two spot fires that crossed Highway 16 are now under control.

For more information:
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Fiftyfour firefighters are on scene creating hand guard and a fuel break
Judith Brooke
Gail Hencheroff
Gail Rhodes
BC Wildfire Service
BC Wildfire Service
05/24/2017 at 06:00. Facebook
BC Wildfire Service crews are responding to a wildfire two kilometres northwest of Lumby in the Okanagan. The fire is estimated to be four hectares in size near the Cooper River area and is visible to the surrounding localities.

The incident has received helicopter bucketing assistance and airtanker support, and firefighters are currently on the scene. Updates will be posted as necessary,...
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BC Wildfire Service crews are responding to a wildfire two kilometres northwest
Rick Dupperon
Kristina Coles
Laura Howe
BC Wildfire Service
BC Wildfire Service
05/24/2017 at 01:34. Facebook
The BC Wildfire Service is responding to a wildfire located five kilometres east of Tete Jaune Cache, near the west entrance to Mount Robson Provincial Park, on the north side of Highway 16.

The wildfire is on steep slopes, estimated at 15 hectares in size, and is being affected by strong winds in the area. The BC Wildfire Service has deployed 26 firefighters and two officers to the...
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The BC Wildfire Service is responding to a wildfire located five kilometres
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Scott Privee
Bart Vogelzang
BC Wildfire Service
BC Wildfire Service
05/23/2017 at 22:56. Facebook
FYI for those living in the Vanderhoof, Fort St. James, Prince George, Mackenzie and Peace River areas.
FYI for those living in the Vanderhoof Fort St James Prince George

Public urged to use caution with outdoor burning

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Steph Weightman
BC Wildfire Service
BC Wildfire Service
05/23/2017 at 22:32. Facebook
BC Wildfire Service personnel will be conducting a prescribed for BC Timber Sales in the North Creek area (40 kilometres north of Kaslo) this week, weather and site conditions permitting.
BC Wildfire Service personnel will be conducting a prescribed for BC Timber

Southeast Fire Centre conducting prescribed burn

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Planning to head outdoors for the May long weekend? Here are some tips to make sure you stay safe out there!
Planning to head outdoors for the May long weekend Here are some

Stay safe outdoors over the May long weekend

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Effective at noon on May 19, 2017, the size of open fires will be restricted in some parts of the Kamloops Fire Centre to help prevent human-caused wildfires and protect the public.

More info here: [ Gov.bc.ca Link ]
Effective at noon on May 19 2017 the size of open fires
Stemar Boomnfreight
Walt Zaro
Ben Peddle
Smoke will be visible from Kaslo and HIghways 31 and 31A due to a prescribed burn taking place over the next few weeks.

Trained BC Wildfire crews will carefully monitor the fire at all times.

For more information, check the link below.
Smoke will be visible from Kaslo and HIghways 31 and 31A due

Smoke from prescribed burn will be visible near Kaslo

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Arlene Komperdo
BC Wildfire Service personnel will be conducting a prescribed burn in the Hope Creek area (30 kilometres north of Meadow Creek) during the month of May, weather and site conditions permitting.

Smoke from this 30-hectare controlled burn will be visible from Highway 31 between Poplar Creek and Trout Lake. Trained BC Wildfire Service personnel will carefully monitor the fire at all times.
BC Wildfire Service personnel will be conducting a prescribed burn in the

Prescribed burn to be visible from Highway 31

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Alkali Resource Management Ltd. and the Esketem'c First Nation, with the assistance of the BC Wildfire Service, plan to conduct a series of prescribed burns in the Mayfield Lake area between April 27 and May 15, 2017, weather conditions permitting.

This series of prescribed burns will cover about 125 hectares in the Mayfield Lake area, which is west of Dog Creek Road and about 10 kilometres...
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Alkali Resource Management Ltd and the Esketemc First Nation with the assistance

Prescribed burns to restore Cariboo-Chilcotin grassland

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Jason Martin
Smoke from two prescribed burns may be visible from the nearby communities of Hazelton and Southbank, and along Highway 16, on April 19.
Smoke from two prescribed burns may be visible from the nearby communities

Prescribed burns planned for the Northwest Fire Centre

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Effective at noon on Thursday, April 13, 2017, Category 3 open fires will be prohibited throughout the Cariboo Fire Centre to help prevent human-caused wildfires and protect public safety.
Effective at noon on Thursday April 13 2017 Category 3 open fires

Category 3 open fires prohibited in Cariboo Fire Centre

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Robby Ellis
Lorraine Daoust Tyson
Joan Massey
Almost all wildfires at this time of year are caused by people and are therefore preventable. If you're conducting any outdoor burning activities this spring, please exercise caution!
Almost all wildfires at this time of year are caused by people

Southeast Fire Centre urges caution with open burning

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Crews from the BC Wildfire Service will be conducting a 22-hectare prescribed burn 15 kilometres north of Deer Park (near Twobit Creek).

This controlled burn will occur sometime between April 4 and May 15, but timing will depend on weather and site conditions.

While the burn is underway, smoke may be visible from Edgewood, Renata, Deer Park and surrounding communities.

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Crews from the BC Wildfire Service will be conducting a 22hectare prescribed

Ecosystem restoration burn north of Deer Park

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Blake Garrett
It's never too early in the season to be cautious with open burning.

The Cariboo Fire Centre is reminding folks that significant fire risks may be present even this early in the spring. Grass and small shrubs are drying out quickly at lower elevations and in valley bottoms, due to warming temperatures and wind activity.

Fires in these situations can spread very rapidly, especially when...
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It's never too early in the season to be cautious with open burning

Cariboo Fire Centre urges caution with outdoor burning

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Crews will conduct a number of prescribed burns in the Lytton area between April 3 and May 12.

The exact timing of these burns will depend on weather and site conditions. They will proceed only if conditions are suitable and will allow for quick smoke dissipation and low to moderate fire intensity.

Smoke and flames will be visible from the Lytton area, and from Highway 1.

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Crews will conduct a number of prescribed burns in the Lytton area

More prescribed burn projects scheduled in Lytton area

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