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Monday, July 17, 2017 7:20 PM
Members of the public are reminded that a full closure of Wells Gray Provincial Park has been in place since July 9, 2017, and will remain in effect until the public is advised otherwise.
Monday, July 17, 2017 1:58 PM
With British Columbia continuing to battle wildfires during an exceptionally severe wildfire season, a contingent of specialized wildfire personnel from Australia will be coming to B.C. to assist with wildfire response.
Saturday, July 15, 2017 11:22 AM
A major wind event is forecast to hit the Cariboo and southern British Columbia today, bringing gusts of up to 70 kilometres per hour to some areas.
Friday, July 14, 2017 7:08 PM
With gusty winds in the weather forecast as early as this evening and continuing into Sunday, the BC Wildfire Service is encouraging people to remain vigilant and avoid going into the backcountry to reduce the risk of human-caused wildfires.
Thursday, July 13, 2017 8:35 AM
The Ministry of Forests, Lands and Natural Resource Operations is committed to keeping the public informed about wildfire activity in the province.
Wednesday, July 12, 2017 6:15 PM
The BC Wildfire Service is urging members of the public to stay away from active wildfires wherever they may be in the province.
Tuesday, July 11, 2017 6:50 PM
A public access restriction for the areas around the Thuya Creek and Dunn Lake wildfires is now in effect and will remain in force until the public is otherwise notified. This restriction was put in place to protect the safety of the public and firefighting personnel.
Tuesday, July 11, 2017 3:00 PM
The first of 310 firefighting personnel from other Canadian agencies began arriving in British Columbia on Sunday, July 9, 2017, to help the BC Wildfire Service get the upper hand on the 225 wildfires that are burning in the province.
Saturday, July 8, 2017 9:33 PM
In an effort to protect public safety, BC Parks, in co-ordination with the BC Wildfire Service, will close Wells Gray Provincial Park effective 8 a.m. on Sunday, July 9, 2017.
Friday, July 7, 2017 12:30 PM
Effective at noon on Friday, July 7, 2017, campfires are prohibited throughout the Kamloops Fire Centre to help prevent human-caused wildfires and protect public safety.