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Friday, October 22, 2021 9:30 AM
Due to severe wildfire damage in areas of the Thompson Okanagan and one area in the Kootenays, 15 motor-vehicle closures under the Motor Vehicle Prohibition Regulation of the Wildlife Act are in effect.
Monday, July 26, 2021 2:22 PM
As B.C. continues to experience dry conditions and aggressive wildfire activity, international support for the Province’s wildfire response has received another welcome boost with the arrival of 34 Australian firefighting personnel.
Thursday, July 22, 2021 1:00 PM
Drought is affecting much of British Columbia, including many parts of the southern and central Interior.
Tuesday, July 20, 2021 3:20 PM
The BC Wildfire Service is issuing a wind advisory for the Interior, southern Interior and southeastern B.C. from Tuesday, July 20 to Thursday, July 22, 2021.
Friday, July 17, 2020 10:30 AM
In response to feedback from Indigenous communities and local governments, the Province continues to improve the criteria for Community Resiliency Investment (CRI) program grants.
Tuesday, May 5, 2020 6:30 AM
The official BC Wildfire Service mobile app is now available, providing real-time wildfire information and an interactive map that users can customize to display a variety of fire-related data.
Monday, May 4, 2020 6:00 AM
Following an investigation, the BC Wildfire Service has determined the cause of the 2017 Elephant Hill wildfire.
Tuesday, April 7, 2020 9:13 AM
Effective at noon (Pacific time) on Thursday, April 16, 2020, most open burning activities will be prohibited throughout British Columbia to reduce the likelihood of human-caused wildfires, although campfires will still be allowed.
Friday, November 15, 2019 3:30 PM
The BC Wildfire Service plans to burn 11 piles of woody debris northwest of Summerland to help rehabilitate the site of the Finlay Creek wildfire and reduce wildfire risks in the area.
Tuesday, October 22, 2019 3:30 PM
With many parts of British Columbia experiencing colder weather and more people lighting their fireplaces and wood stoves, residents are reminded that anyone who cuts, collects or uses firewood must ensure that it is harvested legally.