UPDATE: 10:45 p.m.
Here are the newest stories as of 10:45 a.m. Thursday morning.
UPDATE: 9:00 a.m. July 19
Here are the latest stories as of 9:00 a.m. Thursday morning.
UPDATE: 11:45 p.m. July 18
Here is the latest stories as of 11:45 p.m. Wednesday night.
ORIGINAL: 4:45 p.m
With more than 22 fires burning across the Kamloops Fire Centre and the possibility of more blazes sparking with lightning forecast for this evening, up-to-date information is critical.
Below is a list of links to stories regarding fires in the area that the Black Press Media team has been working on over the last 24 hours.
— ECCC Weather BC (@ECCCWeatherBC) July 19, 2018
We will be updating these stories as we receive more information from BC Wildfire Service who is on scene of more than 12 blazes burning in the Okanagan corridor.
- More lightning forecast as storm sparks 38 new wildfires in B.C.
- Okanagan Mountain Park fire forces evacuation alert
- More thunderstorms on the way as fires still burn
- Four small wildfires reported near Revelstoke following Tuesday night storm
- Wildfire shuts down Highway 97 between Peachland and Summerland
- Summerland wildfire grows to 50 hectares
- Three fires sparked in Peachland overnight
- Two fires caused by lightning at Big White last night
- 911 jams causes panic among residents
- BX wildfire top priority
- Four wild fires still burning near Keremeos
- Evacuation alert issued due to Dog Creek Trail Wildfire
- Naramata firefighters save veteran’s house after lightning strike
- Non-wildfire related calls line plague dispatchers, block line
- Pike Mountain fire still out of control but did not grow overnight
- Grass fire ignites in West Kelowna
- Okanagan Mountain Park fire grows
- Vernon residents quick to jump on lightning fire
- West Kelowna firefighters perform rescue after lightning strike
- Carrot Mountain fire fans smoke over West Kelowna
Over 22 new #BCwildfire starts in the Kamloops Fire Centre reported in the last 24 hours. Photo of the Mount Conkle fire taken yesterday (located 8 km SW of Summerland). Info on many of these fires is available on our Wildfire of Note page here: https://t.co/zmdyYhHGDH pic.twitter.com/0Dosk3YscN
— BC Wildfire Service (@BCGovFireInfo) July 19, 2018