British Columbia Wildfires, Canada (July 2017)

13 July, 2017, 01:36 | Author: Franklin Nunez
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Taseko Mines Ltd, which operates a mine near some of the fires, said some employees had been affected by evacuation alerts, but the facility was still running at capacity.

Residents were instructed to gather their belongings and make arrangements to leave at a moment's notice, said the broadcaster.

Wildfires ripping through Canada's western province of British Columbia since the weekend have forced people to flee and companies in the mining and forestry sectors to scale back or suspend operations.

The B.C. government has enacted a province-wide state of emergency.

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"We saw a really, really bad fire issue in 2003 in the region, but nothing this widespread", said Greg Munden, president of Munden Ventures Ltd.

"It's all gone. We have pictures, and it's all gone", she told the Chico Enterprise-Record newspaper. However that year's major fires didn't kick off until well into August, she said, as did the destructive 1992 blazes that followed a drought that started five years earlier. Many of these fires are located in other counties, but you can see the impact on the Valley floors where all the ash buildup is causing risky air quality conditions. 100 Mile House is located about 70 km south of Williams Lake.

Anyone who has been ordered to evacuate or has left an area under evacuation alert is encouraged to do so.

Fire crews are expecting more hot and dry weather across Southern B.C. with a possibility of some wet lightning across the Cariboo on Wednesday.

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"If and when houses and band infrastructure are lost to these fires, it will take years to rebuild and we fear in many instances the homes and infrastructure may never be built", said union Grand Chief Stewart Phillip. That fire also burned down several buildings and homes on the Ashcroft Indian Band reserve. Approximately 30 homes in Boston Flats, near Cache Creek, have been damaged.

The Northwest fire centre has remained quiet with only eight of the over 200 fires burning across the province now.

Multiple highway routes around B.C. have been shut due to the fires, complicating and extending evacuation routes amid the turmoil.

Having said that though. just with where it's burning and with the size of the fire, there's still potential for it to continue to grow. A path toward Santa Ynez has already burned, which is helping firefighters contain parts of the fire.

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"I have received phone calls from my area residents that were saying it was taking half a day to get registered because of the lineups at MacArthur Island, but it's been a much-improved situation by changing it to TRU", he said.

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