Wildfire evacuation orders downgraded, alerts lifted as cool, rainy conditions help firefighters

B.C. Wildfire Controlled burn Finlay Creek Fire
A firefighter works on a controlled burn for the Finaly Creek Fire. The fire, near Peachland is more than 2,000 hectares in size but now 50 per cent contained.

Rainy conditions on B.C.’s South Coast and other part of the province have helped firefighters gain ground on wildfires, but many continue to burn. The B.C. Wildfire Service is asking residents to still respect campfire bans and backcountry restrictions.


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