bc wildfires

The Hummingbird Creek Fire is pinpointed on a Wildfire BC map just south of Six Mile Point and Sicamous while the fire off Crazy Creek Forest Service Road is northeast of Eagle River Provincial Park. (Wildfire BC)

Crazy Creek Fire in Shuswap still burning out of control

Hummingbird Creek Fire near Sicamous not expected to spread

The Hummingbird Creek Fire is pinpointed on a Wildfire BC map just south of Six Mile Point and Sicamous while the fire off Crazy Creek Forest Service Road is northeast of Eagle River Provincial Park. (Wildfire BC)
More than 3,000 properties on alert as Mount Christie wildfire grows to 1,000 hectares

More than 3,000 properties on alert as Mount Christie wildfire grows to 1,000 hectares

The blaze north of Okanagan Falls has caused the evacuation of 319 homes

More than 3,000 properties on alert as Mount Christie wildfire grows to 1,000 hectares
Photo submitted, Daniel Slootweg

UPDATE: Mount Christie wildfire grows to 250 hectares in size

The blaze north of Okanagan Falls has caused the evacuation of 319 homes

  • Aug 18, 2020
Photo submitted, Daniel Slootweg
Crazy Creek fire grows, new fire near in North Okanagan

Crazy Creek fire grows, new fire near in North Okanagan

Blaze near Craigellachie now 16 hectares, new spot fire at Hummingbird Creek

Crazy Creek fire grows, new fire near in North Okanagan
Penticton Fire Department is asking that residents be on alert tonight (Aug. 17, 2020) as strong winds and high temperatures could pose a significant wildfire threat. (Andy Bronson / Black Press Media)

Severe wind warning issued in Penticton

Penticton Fire Dept. stresses importance of catching wildfires promptly during high winds

Penticton Fire Department is asking that residents be on alert tonight (Aug. 17, 2020) as strong winds and high temperatures could pose a significant wildfire threat. (Andy Bronson / Black Press Media)
A wildfire, estimated at four hectares in size, was discovered burning northeast of Craigellachie on Aug. 16, 2020. (BC Wildfire Service image)

Wildfire burning near Craigellachie off of Highway 1

Blaze estimated at four hectares, BC Wildfire Service personnel on site

A wildfire, estimated at four hectares in size, was discovered burning northeast of Craigellachie on Aug. 16, 2020. (BC Wildfire Service image)
UPDATE: Crews get a handle on North Okanagan fire

UPDATE: Crews get a handle on North Okanagan fire

Human-caused wildfire one hectare in Lavington

UPDATE: Crews get a handle on North Okanagan fire
BC Wildfire Service.
BC Wildfire Service.
Westside wildfire human caused

Westside wildfire human caused

Blaze started as a house fire and spread to the bush

Westside wildfire human caused
UPDATE: House fire spreads to nearby bush in North Okanagan

UPDATE: House fire spreads to nearby bush in North Okanagan

Small blaze burning near Vernon in Six Mile area

UPDATE: House fire spreads to nearby bush in North Okanagan
A wildfire roughly eight kilometres northeast of Clinton was sparked on Aug. 8, 2020. (BC Wildfire Service/Twitter)

B.C. wildfire crews have battled 111 blazes in the last seven days

Twenty-nine fires remain active, as of Friday (Aug 7)

A wildfire roughly eight kilometres northeast of Clinton was sparked on Aug. 8, 2020. (BC Wildfire Service/Twitter)
Phil McLachlan, Penticton Western News

Penticton man wakes to wildfire, forced to evacuate from home

A wildfire sparked off the side of Highway 97 near Penticton on Thursday

Phil McLachlan, Penticton Western News
Phil McLachlan, Penticton Western News

UPDATE: Wildfire between Summerland and Penticton now ‘under control’

Emergency vehicles are at the scene near Sage Mesa, evacuation centre set up in Penticton

Phil McLachlan, Penticton Western News
Arson is likely cause of a string of fires set in Marsh Creek near Fruitvale on Friday night. (Kootenay Boundary Regional Fire and Rescue photo)

Arson suspected in several wildfires lit near Kootenay town

RCMP making progress in arson investigation of Marsh Creek fires

Arson is likely cause of a string of fires set in Marsh Creek near Fruitvale on Friday night. (Kootenay Boundary Regional Fire and Rescue photo)
It is suspected that the fire may have been caused by lightning. (Photo contributed August 2, 2020)

Dry Lake wildfire now classified as held

Wildfire was burning out of control north of Princeton for three days

It is suspected that the fire may have been caused by lightning. (Photo contributed August 2, 2020)
Map of the Trepanier Road wildfire near Peachland provided by B.C. Wildfire. (Photo - B.C. Wildfire Dashboard)

Wildfire burns near Okanagan Connector

All lanes are now open on Highway 97C

Map of the Trepanier Road wildfire near Peachland provided by B.C. Wildfire. (Photo - B.C. Wildfire Dashboard)
This photo of the Marble Point fire north of Sicamous was taken about 9 a.m. Aug. 4, 2020, when it appeared to still be growing. (Bigwater Taxi on Shuswap Lake photo)

UPDATE: Water bombers attack wildfire north of Sicamous above Shuswap Lake

Wildfire BC reports fire is still classified out of control, 25 personnel on ground

This photo of the Marble Point fire north of Sicamous was taken about 9 a.m. Aug. 4, 2020, when it appeared to still be growing. (Bigwater Taxi on Shuswap Lake photo)
Coldwater River, B.C. (Contributed)

Coldwater River wildfire near Coquihalla held at three-hectares

13 BC Wildfire personnel remain on scene

Coldwater River, B.C. (Contributed)
A forest fire was spotted around 10 p.m. on Monday, Aug. 3 at Marble Point, about halfway between Sicamous and Cinnemousun Narrows on the east side of Shuswap Lake. (Bigwater Taxi on Shuswap Lake photo)

VIDEO: Wildfire erupts north of Sicamous above Shuswap Lake

Observers suspect fireworks sparked blaze, Wildfire BC states cause still unknown

A forest fire was spotted around 10 p.m. on Monday, Aug. 3 at Marble Point, about halfway between Sicamous and Cinnemousun Narrows on the east side of Shuswap Lake. (Bigwater Taxi on Shuswap Lake photo)
The cause of the fire has not been determined. Photo contributed August 2, 2020

UPDATE: More personnel at Dry Lake fire, 43 properties remain under evacuation alert

Wildfire has been burning out of control north of Princeton for three days

The cause of the fire has not been determined. Photo contributed August 2, 2020