Andrea DeMeer

Andrea posted 45 stories to Penticton Western News.
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The landscape has changed

The Spotlight visited the fire zone today, and spent time with the Incident Management Team

  • Jul 18th, 2017 6:38pm

Princeton fire 50 per cent contained

“We’ve made very good progress so far”

  • Jul 17th, 2017 9:20am

“It looks like a really good day” – Wildfire BC

Cooler temperatures aiding suppression efforts

  • Jul 16th, 2017 1:06pm

UPDATE: Fire is now 35 per cent contained

Fire grows overnight to 3,278 hectares

  • Jul 15th, 2017 2:03pm

Arsonists responsible for five Hedley fires

Police ask for community’s help

  • Jul 13th, 2017 2:47pm

Princeton police get reinforcements

“If you are going to sneak back to your house, please leave the name of your dentist with someone so we can identify what is left of you if something goes wrong.”

  • Jul 13th, 2017 12:45pm

Princeton fire grows overnight

Weekend weather forecast concerns fire team

  • Jul 13th, 2017 9:55am

UPDATE: Fire now 10 per cent contained

“The fire is 2,700 hectares in size and zero per cent contained.”

  • Jul 12th, 2017 10:00am

A fire can destroy many things – but not spirit

“William and I are still here and the property is still there and Allison Creek is still running through it.”

  • Jul 11th, 2017 8:30pm

BREAKING: Princeton fire grows to 2,700 hectares overnight

140 firefighters are deployed to the suppression effort today

  • Jul 11th, 2017 9:45am

Supplies are on the way now

“These guys are just amazing…they cover their own gas and they don’t ask for anything.”

  • Jul 10th, 2017 8:00pm

Princeton declares a state of emergency

“We want to make sure we are prepared.”

  • Jul 10th, 2017 5:30pm

‘I’m glad to be a Canadian today’

60 families evacuated Friday have registered at the reception centre

  • Jul 9th, 2017 1:30pm

Wildlife may survive these wildfires, if they’re fast

“We may never know what animals were killed and what happened.”

  • Jul 9th, 2017 1:25pm

BREAKING: Princeton evacuation order expanded once more

An additional 46 homes have been added to the 195 homes set to be evacuated over the next 12 hours

  • Jul 9th, 2017 10:30am

BREAKING: Princeton evacuation order expanded once more

An additional 46 homes have been added to the 195 homes set to be evacuated over the next 12 hours

  • Jul 9th, 2017 10:30am

Princeton evacuees have a place to sleep

As of 4:30 p.m. Saturday there were 428 area homes on evacuation alert

  • Jul 8th, 2017 5:30pm

UPDATE: Princeton fire holds at 1,500 hectares

The Princeton wildfire has grown to 1,500 hectares and structures have been lost

  • Jul 8th, 2017 7:30am

More families flee homes

  • Jul 7th, 2017 10:09pm