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Firefighters from other provinces and military prepare to help battle BC blazes

Firefighters from other provinces and military prepare to help battle BC blazes

The RCMP investigation into the cause of the fire that destroyed most of the Village of Lytton is still in its early stages.
Kamloops fire crews worked through night to extinguish East Kamloops fire, Strawberry Hill flare up

Kamloops fire crews worked through night to extinguish East Kamloops fire, Strawberry Hill flare up

The fire that caused evacuations a couple nights ago remains a concern
BC Wildfire Service crews find litter of puppies and mom safe in Lytton

BC Wildfire Service crews find litter of puppies and mom safe in Lytton

Alpacas and sheep also survived nearby.
Ottawa to stage 350 soldiers, 6 aircraft to fight B.C. wildfires

Ottawa to stage 350 soldiers, 6 aircraft to fight B.C. wildfires

Feds say emergency response officials and military had already trained to respond to flooding or wildfire during the COVID-19 pandemic.
B.C.'s biggest health authority to launch COVID-19 clinic — at the beach

B.C.'s biggest health authority to launch COVID-19 clinic — at the beach

People over 12 heading to Cultus Lake outside Chillwack and Crescent Beach in Surrey can soon get vaccinated at the beach.
B.C. reports 84 new COVID-19 cases, 2 new deaths as officials warn about heat

B.C. reports 84 new COVID-19 cases, 2 new deaths as officials warn about heat

VICTORIA — British Columbia health officials say two more people have died and 84 new COVID-19 infections have been reported over the last two days. Provincial health officer Dr.
B.C. seeks military assistance to fight 130+ active wildfires

B.C. seeks military assistance to fight 130+ active wildfires

The province has requested additional firefighters and resources through the Canadian Interagency Forest Fire Centre. 
Sudden deaths during B.C. heat wave climb to 719

Sudden deaths during B.C. heat wave climb to 719

BC Coroners Service seeing downward trend in reported deaths.
Asian giant hornet sighted in Steveston

Asian giant hornet sighted in Steveston

Don Pitcairn said his staff member is adamant the giant insect he saw snatch a bee from a bush was the feared Asian giant hornet, an invasive species
What you need to know about wildfire insurance

What you need to know about wildfire insurance

Never be afraid to ask questions, national industry association says.