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A Skycrane helicopter works on the Flat Lake fire southwest of 100 Mile House. (Warren Lowe - Submitted photo)

Planned ignitions at Flat Lake fire called off due to wind

Wildfire listed at 32,194 hectares saw ‘moderate fire behaviour’ Saturday

 

A BC Wildfire Service tanker flying in the South Cariboo skies. (Patrick Davies file photo - 100 Mile Free Press)

New fire reported northeast of Watch Lake

Blaze discovered July 20 suspected to be lightning caused

 

Wildfire crews battle the Flat Lake fire. (Warren Lowe - Submitted photo)

UPDATE: Highway 97 reduced to single lane alternating traffic

Flat Lake fire advanced to highway overnight, crews working to secure 83 Mile area

 

A helicopter works on the Flat Lake fire, west of Highway 97. (Warren Lowe - Submitted photo)

Follow the plan and be prepared: officials

Top priority is to keep residents safe

A helicopter works on the Flat Lake fire, west of Highway 97. (Warren Lowe - Submitted photo)
The Emergency Support Services centre in 100 Mile House is open at PSO daily from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. (Melissa Smalley photo - 100 Mile Free Press)

Evacuee supports, vouchers available in 100 Mile

MLA Lorne Doerkson clarifies support procedure following ‘misunderstanding’

The Emergency Support Services centre in 100 Mile House is open at PSO daily from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. (Melissa Smalley photo - 100 Mile Free Press)
A new evacuation order for the Bonaparte Plateau was issued by the TNRD Saturday afternoon.

Evacuation order for Bonaparte Plateau

TNRD issues order for properties near Gustafsen and Neilson lakes

A new evacuation order for the Bonaparte Plateau was issued by the TNRD Saturday afternoon.
The current map of the evacuation alerts and orders around 100 Mile House. (Photo submitted)

Horse Lake/ Sheridan Lake evacuation alert expanded

This now includes properties along Horse Lake North Road and the Horse Lake FSR

The current map of the evacuation alerts and orders around 100 Mile House. (Photo submitted)
The fire on the south end of Canim Lake has grown to 2,343 hectares. (Norm Lapointe - Submitted photo)

Canim Lake fire listed at 2,343 hectares

Clearer conditions allow crews to update size estimate on fire of note

The fire on the south end of Canim Lake has grown to 2,343 hectares. (Norm Lapointe - Submitted photo)
Smoke from the Flat Lake fire could be seen from the 70 Mile Store on Saturday afternoon. (Tina McSweyn - Submitted photo)

Structural protection units on site near 70 Mile

More than 1,000 properties on evacuation order due to 14,000-hectare Flat Lake blaze

Smoke from the Flat Lake fire could be seen from the 70 Mile Store on Saturday afternoon. (Tina McSweyn - Submitted photo)
A cluster of properties in Lone Butte were downgraded from evacuation order to alert Thursday evening.

Evacuation order downgraded for cluster of properties around Hwy 24

Hundreds of properties still on evacuation order as Flat Lake fire grows to 10,000 hectares

A cluster of properties in Lone Butte were downgraded from evacuation order to alert Thursday evening.
Big Bar Ranch will be operating out of Jackson’s Social Club and Brewhouse parking lot on Friday from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. in lieu of the full market. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)

Farmers market cancelled due to the Flat Lake wildfire

The market will not take place on Friday, July 16

Big Bar Ranch will be operating out of Jackson’s Social Club and Brewhouse parking lot on Friday from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. in lieu of the full market. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press)
A fire near Flat Lake grew to 8,725 hectares Wednesday. (Elke Baechmann photo - submitted).

Flat Lake fire grows to 8,725 hectares

More than 1,000 properties evacuated Wednesday, hundreds more on alert

A fire near Flat Lake grew to 8,725 hectares Wednesday. (Elke Baechmann photo - submitted).
The Canim Lake wildfire moved down the hillside overnight Tuesday. (Norm Lapointe photo - Submitted)

UPDATE: Evacuation order issued for South Canim, Mahood Lake area

Local State of Emergency declared for Electoral Area H

The Canim Lake wildfire moved down the hillside overnight Tuesday. (Norm Lapointe photo - Submitted)
Sparks Lake wildfire. (BC Wildfire Service)

Crews battle cluster of fires near Young Lake

Increased activity over past day near 40,266-ha Sparks Lake fire

Sparks Lake wildfire. (BC Wildfire Service)
The view Sunday morning of the Canim Lake fire, now listed at 1,640 hectares. (Martina Dopf photo - 100 Mile Free Press)

Canim Lake fire now 1,640 ha, Succour Lake listed as fire of note

Hundreds of properties on evacuation alert due to growing wildfires

The view Sunday morning of the Canim Lake fire, now listed at 1,640 hectares. (Martina Dopf photo - 100 Mile Free Press)
The current map of evacuation alerts issued by the Cariboo Regional District near Canim Lake. (Photo submitted)

Two more evacuation alerts issued near Canim Lake

The alerts cover a combined 52,690 hectacres north and south of the lake

The current map of evacuation alerts issued by the Cariboo Regional District near Canim Lake. (Photo submitted)
BC Wildfire Services incident commander Hugh Murdoch speaks to about 40 South Canim residents and business owners Friday. (Melissa Smalley photo - 100 Mile Free Press)

Tough battle ahead for Canim Lake fire: officials

Residents and business owners meet for update of 1,250-hectare fire

BC Wildfire Services incident commander Hugh Murdoch speaks to about 40 South Canim residents and business owners Friday. (Melissa Smalley photo - 100 Mile Free Press)
Sparks Lake wildfire. (BC Wildfire Service)

Firefighters monitor three fires burning near Young Lake

No on the ground resources on site

Sparks Lake wildfire. (BC Wildfire Service)
Fire danger rating throughout the province is high, including the hot and dry Okanagan-Shuswap region. (B.C. Wildfire Service)

Lack of rain, high temperatures spike wildfire risk in southern part of Interior B.C.

Conditions in the region are volatile and much-needed rain is not present in the weather forecast

Fire danger rating throughout the province is high, including the hot and dry Okanagan-Shuswap region. (B.C. Wildfire Service)
Smoke from a wildfire near Deka Lake. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press).

Smoky skies bulletin for 100 Mile House

Special advisory in effect for 24-48 hours

Smoke from a wildfire near Deka Lake. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press).