BC Wildfire Service plans control burns to bring Okanagan wildfire under check

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The nearly 60-square-kilometre wildfire is located about 21 kilometres southwest of Penticton. It has prompted an evacuation order of more than 500 properties and put more than 1,000 others under orders to be ready to leave at short notice. The service has a crew of 381 firefighters, 16 helicopters and 43 pieces of heavy equipment to help fight the blaze.
4 months ago·Keremeos, Canada

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BC Wildfire Service plans control burns to bring Okanagan wildfire under check

The control burns will increase the perimeter of the fire, but will help bring the nearly 60-square-kilometre blaze under control

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B.C. Wildfire Service plans controlled burns to keep Okanagan wildfire in check

KEREMEOS — Controlled burns are scheduled in the southern Okanagan region of British Columbia in a bid to bring a large blaze burning in the area back under control, the provincial wildfire service said Sunday. Read More

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