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Kimberly Price leans against a donated motorhome she received with boyfriend John Hunter, left, on Sunday, Sept. 5, 2021, in Quincy, Calif. Hunter, who lost his home and business to the Dixie Fire, plans to live in the RV in Greenville. (AP Photo/Noah Berger)

Wildfire victims left with nothing get hope from donated RVs

Wildfire victims left with nothing get hope from donated RVs

 

Trees burnt by the White Rock Lake wildfire earlier this month are seen on the side of a mountain in Monte Lake, B.C., on Thursday, Aug. 26, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck

Campfires allowed across B.C. except southern Vancouver Island

Wildfire conditions ease, allowing relaxing of restrictions

 

With the Caldor Fire approaching, Jim Mrazek stands outside his vehicle on Highway 50 as evacuee traffic stands still in South Lake Tahoe, Calif., on Monday, Aug. 30, 2021. Mrazek, stuck in that spot for more than an hour, said he was considering taking his boat into the lake instead of trying to drive out. (AP Photo/Noah Berger)

High winds threaten to whip up flames approaching Lake Tahoe

High winds threaten to whip up flames approaching Lake Tahoe

With the Caldor Fire approaching, Jim Mrazek stands outside his vehicle on Highway 50 as evacuee traffic stands still in South Lake Tahoe, Calif., on Monday, Aug. 30, 2021. Mrazek, stuck in that spot for more than an hour, said he was considering taking his boat into the lake instead of trying to drive out. (AP Photo/Noah Berger)
A firefighter battles the Dixie Fire as it tears through the Greenville community in Plumas County, Calif., Wednesday, Aug. 4, 2021. The fire leveled multiple historic buildings and dozens of homes in central Greenville. (AP Photo/Noah Berger)

We lost Greenville’: Wildfire decimates California town

We lost Greenville’: Wildfire decimates California town

A firefighter battles the Dixie Fire as it tears through the Greenville community in Plumas County, Calif., Wednesday, Aug. 4, 2021. The fire leveled multiple historic buildings and dozens of homes in central Greenville. (AP Photo/Noah Berger)
Remember to soak a campfire, stir it, and soak it again, to ensure it will not reignite. (File photo by BLACK PRESS)

High wildfire risk in Rocky Mountain House Forest Area

48 wildfires in the Rocky area so far this season

Remember to soak a campfire, stir it, and soak it again, to ensure it will not reignite. (File photo by BLACK PRESS)
The Chungo Gap area, west of Rocky Mountain House, will be closed to the public June 2 to 7 for a prescribed fire operation. (Contributed)

Wildfire danger high in the Rocky Mountain House Forest Area

Alberta Wildfire App is available to access provincial wildfire status maps and updates

The Chungo Gap area, west of Rocky Mountain House, will be closed to the public June 2 to 7 for a prescribed fire operation. (Contributed)
A forest fire burns late into the evening northeast of Prince Albert, Sask., on Monday, May 17, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Kayle Neis

Saskatchewan wildfire grows, forcing evacuations in the area to expand

State of emergency was declared for Prince Albert and Rural Municipality of Buckland

A forest fire burns late into the evening northeast of Prince Albert, Sask., on Monday, May 17, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Kayle Neis
Fire officials say a wildfire that happened north of Banff National Park earlier this month was caused by an abandoned campfire, in a Sept. 14, 2020 story. (File photo by Amber Oliver)
Fire officials say a wildfire that happened north of Banff National Park earlier this month was caused by an abandoned campfire, in a Sept. 14, 2020 story. (File photo by Amber Oliver)
A hand crew works a fire break as they establish a hose line along a ridge during the El Dorado Fire along Highway 38 west of Forest Falls, Calif., Thursday afternoon, Sept. 10, 2020, as a hand crew establishes a hose line along a ridge. The fire was started by a device at a gender reveal party Sat., Sept. 5. (Will Lester/The Orange County Register/SCNG via AP)

10 dead as California fire becomes deadliest of year

29 major wildfires burning from Oregon border to just north of Mexico

  • Sep 11, 2020
A hand crew works a fire break as they establish a hose line along a ridge during the El Dorado Fire along Highway 38 west of Forest Falls, Calif., Thursday afternoon, Sept. 10, 2020, as a hand crew establishes a hose line along a ridge. The fire was started by a device at a gender reveal party Sat., Sept. 5. (Will Lester/The Orange County Register/SCNG via AP)
A helicopter prepares to drop water at a wildfire in Yucaipa, Calif., Saturday, Sept. 5, 2020. Three fast-spreading California wildfires sent people fleeing Saturday, with one trapping campers at a reservoir in the Sierra National Forest, as a brutal heat wave pushed temperatures into triple digits in many parts of state. (AP Photo/Ringo H.W. Chiu)

As California burns, the winds arrive and the lights go out

Two of the three largest fires in state history are burning in the San Francisco Bay Area

  • Sep 8, 2020
A helicopter prepares to drop water at a wildfire in Yucaipa, Calif., Saturday, Sept. 5, 2020. Three fast-spreading California wildfires sent people fleeing Saturday, with one trapping campers at a reservoir in the Sierra National Forest, as a brutal heat wave pushed temperatures into triple digits in many parts of state. (AP Photo/Ringo H.W. Chiu)
In this June 11, 2019 file photo, firefighter Andrew Pettit walks among the flames during a prescribed fire in Cedar Grove at Kings Canyon National Park, Calif. (Brian Melley/The Associated Press)
In this June 11, 2019 file photo, firefighter Andrew Pettit walks among the flames during a prescribed fire in Cedar Grove at Kings Canyon National Park, Calif. (Brian Melley/The Associated Press)
The Doctor Creek wildfire southwest of Canal Flats has grown to an estimated 400 hectares. Photo courtesy BC Wildfire Service.

Third blaze added to list of notable wildfires in British Columbia

PENTICTON, B.C. — A third wildfire near a village at the southern…

The Doctor Creek wildfire southwest of Canal Flats has grown to an estimated 400 hectares. Photo courtesy BC Wildfire Service.
Vehicle malfunction sparked Southern California wildfire

Vehicle malfunction sparked Southern California wildfire

Vehicle malfunction sparked Southern California wildfire

Vehicle malfunction sparked Southern California wildfire
Nissa the timber wolf enjoys meeting new people during wolf walks at Discovery Wildlife Park. (Photo contributed)

Nissa the wolf charms visitors

Wolf Walks at Discovery Wildlife Park

Nissa the timber wolf enjoys meeting new people during wolf walks at Discovery Wildlife Park. (Photo contributed)
Wind-whipped wildfires sweep through California wine country

Wind-whipped wildfires sweep through California wine country

SONOMA, Calif. — More than a dozen wildfires whipped by powerful winds…

  • Oct 9, 2017
Wind-whipped wildfires sweep through California wine country
Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS                                A forest fire burns near Nibinamik, Ont. in a handout photo from the Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources. Smoke from an increasing number of forest fires in northwestern Ontario has prompted the evacuation of a First Nation in the region, officials said Tuesday.

Forest fire smoke leads to evacuation

Smoke from an increasing number of forest fires in northwestern Ontario has…

Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS                                A forest fire burns near Nibinamik, Ont. in a handout photo from the Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources. Smoke from an increasing number of forest fires in northwestern Ontario has prompted the evacuation of a First Nation in the region, officials said Tuesday.
B.C blazes grow; Thousands flee wildfires in California

B.C blazes grow; Thousands flee wildfires in California

Wildfires barrelled across the baking landscape of the western U.S. and Canada,…

  • Jul 9, 2017
B.C blazes grow; Thousands flee wildfires in California
$100M to help B.C. communities rebuild from fires

$100M to help B.C. communities rebuild from fires

KAMLOOPS, B.C. — British Columbia is making $100 million available to communities…

  • Jul 9, 2017
$100M to help B.C. communities rebuild from fires