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Canada All evacuation alerts now lifted near only remaining wildfire of note in B.C.

20:46  22 september  2020
20:46  22 september  2020 Source:   msn.com

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The Alaska Highway is now open and no Evacuation Alerts or Orders are in place at this time for that area. The Puntzi Lake wildfire in the Cariboo has BC Parks is now providing detailed updates on important park closures and campfire bans as well as general information about current Provincial

Wildfires continue to burn across the province and while progress has been made on some fires , new ones Eighteen fires are considered fires of note , with eight evacuation alerts or orders currently in One home in Harrogate, north of Highway 95 near Brisco. Evacuation Alerts exist in these areas

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NELSON, B.C. — Evacuation alerts have now been lifted for the only remaining properties in British Columbia still affected by a wildfire.

The Regional District of Central Kootenay says it has removed alerts covering 46 properties in the Slocan Valley based on advice from the BC Wildfire Service

Evacuation alerts originally covered 305 properties as a wildfire flared on Aug. 17 about 30 kilometres north of Castlegar.

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Twelve significant wildfires currently burning in B . C . have prompted new evacuation orders and alerts . The Regional District of Okanagan Similkameen issued an evacuation alert Wednesday evening for a number of homes and properties near the Jura fire , which was discovered earlier in the

The evacuation alert for 43 properties in Electoral Area H Dry Lake blaze no longer considered a wildfire of note . CBC News · Posted: Aug 07, 2020 12:30 PM The Regional District of Okanagan-Similkameen has lifted the evacuation alert for 43 properties in Electoral Area H, near Princeton, B . C .

The wildfire service says the lightning-caused blaze covered 13 square kilometres and remained active but rain was expected over the region Wednesday.

The wildfire season officially ends Oct. 15 and just over 600 fires have been recorded since it began April 1, with only a handful causing evacuation alerts or orders.

The most threatening blaze broke out Aug. 18 just south of Penticton, destroying one home and prompting hundreds of evacuations before it was contained earlier this month.

This report by The Canadian Press was first published Sept. 22, 2020

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