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Patrolling the range: Ashcroft fire chief keeps eye on wildfire at village limits

Patrolling the range: Ashcroft fire chief keeps eye on wildfire at village limits

Shetland Creek wildfire is in grassland within Village of Ashcroft boundary, prompting regular patrols from fire department
Historic Barkerville under evacuation alert due to wildfires in area

Historic Barkerville under evacuation alert due to wildfires in area

An evacuation alert has been issued for the Barkerville area due to wildfire activity
More evacuation orders in B.C. as heat wave aids lightning-triggered wildfires

More evacuation orders in B.C. as heat wave aids lightning-triggered wildfires

About 87% of more than 300 blazes actively burning started by lightning
RCMP investigating sex assault after B.C. woman wakes to stranger groping her

RCMP investigating sex assault after B.C. woman wakes to stranger groping her

Suspect is a South Asian man in his early 20s, 5"7- 5"10, with an average build and a long black beard
Highway 1 closed from Spences Bridge to Ashcroft due to wildfire

Highway 1 closed from Spences Bridge to Ashcroft due to wildfire

Highway 1 closed south of Ashcroft due to active nature of Shetland Creek wildfire
Vancouver Island artist donating proceeds to groundbreaking dementia village

Vancouver Island artist donating proceeds to groundbreaking dementia village

Judi Wild has been an artist her whole life
Animal shelter near Merritt takes in four-legged fire victims

Animal shelter near Merritt takes in four-legged fire victims

Angel's Animal Rescue is taking in pets that firefighters have rescued from Venables Valley in the wake of the Shetland Creek wildfire
How B.C.’s firefighting smokejumpers take ‘ultra-extreme and make it seem mundane’

How B.C.’s firefighting smokejumpers take ‘ultra-extreme and make it seem mundane’

There were 165 operational fire jumps in 2023, doubling the previous record of 82: BC Wildfire Service
'We're not getting our hopes up': structure loss expected after Shetland Creek fire

'We're not getting our hopes up': structure loss expected after Shetland Creek fire

Residents of Venables Valley southwest of Ashcroft wait to hear full extent of structure loss after fire sweeps through community
Motorcyclist killed in Stanley Park crash with Vancouver fire truck

Motorcyclist killed in Stanley Park crash with Vancouver fire truck

Fire crews were responding to a call when the crash happened