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Youths playing with lighter start Kelowna wildfire by accident

BC Wildfire and the Kelowna fire department are on scene of a blaze in Glenmore

‘Scheduling conflict’ cancels Back To The 90’s concert in Kelowna

Prospera Place concert was set to feature Vanilla Ice, Rob Base, Young MC, C&C Music Factory

Okanagan wildfire round-up: 320 firefighters battle scorching heat and flames

A look at the major wildfires impacting the Okanagan, Similkameen and region.

Update: Eneas wildfire being held, evacuation alerts rescinded

The Mount Eneas wildfire burning near Peachland continues to burn away from houses

Update: Soaring temperatures causing challenges at Glenfir wildfire in Naramata

BC Wildfire Service said shifts may have to be shortened to manage fatigue and dehydration

Mount Conkle wildfire near Summerland being held

This fire, like others in the region, was sparked by lightning last week.

Update: Okanagan Mountain Park fire still out of control

Crews will continue to strengthen the east flank

Alberta firefighters brought in to assist B.C. fire fight

The BC Wildfire Service has enlisted the help of more than a dozen Alberta firefighters.

Okanagan Mountain Park fire still out of control

Crews will continue to strengthen the east flank

Update: Spences Bridge wildfire now under control

Evacuation Alerts in the area have been rescinded to All Clear.

Okanagan wildfire round-up: Emergency operation centre deactivated

A look at the major wildfires impacting the Okanagan, Similkameen and region.

Eneas remains out of control, evacuation alerts rescinded

The Mount Eneas wildfire burning near Peachland continues to grow away from houses

Update: Evacuation alerts rescinded for residents near Peachland wildfire

The Mount Eneas wildfire burning near Peachland grew four hectares Tuesday

Mount Conkle wildfire near Summerland being held

This fire, like others in the region, was sparked by lightning last week.

Update: Okanagan Mountain Park fire expected to grow, homes not in danger

There were no night crews working this blaze, due to the dangerous terrain.

Update: Winds may fuel Mount Conkle wildfire near Summerland

This fire, like others in the region, was sparked by lightning last week.

Update: Spences Bridge wildfire holding at 83 hectares

Highway 1 has reopened to single-lane, alternating traffic.

UPDATE: RCMP searching Penticton channel for ‘evidence’

RCMP divers are on scene at the Penticton channel, just past Green Avenue.

Update: Mt. Conkle wildfire near Summerland ‘being held’ at 118 hectares

This fire has several good water sources and has good road access.

Update: Peachland wildfire holding at 1,793 hectares

Smoke may increase today around the valley