Fire evacuation

A crane stands in the middle of a fire-ravaged Glenmore Road construction site on Thursday, April 8. (Aaron Hemens - Capital News)

Evacuation order remains in effect around burned Kelowna construction site

Assessment of potentially risky crane to take place this afternoon

 

Firefighters extinguished a fire in a derelict trailer west of Salmon Arm on Saturday, March 13. (Jim Elliot/Salmon Arm Observer)

Salmon Arm firefighters extinguish blaze in trailer

The empty trailer alongside the highway was unoccupied.

 

Kamloops Fire Rescue battled a landfill fire which belched toxic smoke into the air on Feb. 27. (City of Kamloops Photo)

Fire at Kamloops landfill sends thick black smoke into the air

Firefighters made slow progress on the fire throughout the morning.

  • Feb 27, 2021

 

A Cherryville family lost their home to a fire Wednesday, Nov. 18. (Contributed)

Fire claims Cherryville family’s home

No one, including pets, was harmed, but community is banding together to help

A Cherryville family lost their home to a fire Wednesday, Nov. 18. (Contributed)
A Cherryville family lost their home to a fire Wednesday, Nov. 18. (Contributed)

UPDATE: North Okanagan helping family who lost everything in house fire

No one, including pets, was harmed, but GoFundMe started to help family rebuild

A Cherryville family lost their home to a fire Wednesday, Nov. 18. (Contributed)
The Sicamous Fire Department was able to use their ladder truck to rescue a cat which had been stuck in a tree. (Chelsea Bowman-Facebook)

Sicamous firefighters rescue cat from tree

Rescue also an opportunity to train with ladder truck

The Sicamous Fire Department was able to use their ladder truck to rescue a cat which had been stuck in a tree. (Chelsea Bowman-Facebook)
People watch around 2 a.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 4, 2020 as a houseboat on Mara Lake burns to the water line. (Contributed)

Vernon business restores faith in humanity for houseboat fire victims

Community kindness leaves out-of-province father in tears of appreciation

People watch around 2 a.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 4, 2020 as a houseboat on Mara Lake burns to the water line. (Contributed)
The Eagle Bluff Wildfire to the north of Oliver, B.C. is estimated to have grown to 600 hectares as of Tuesday night. (B.C. Wildfire Services)

Eagle Bluff wildfire grows to 1260 hectares, more properties on alert

Firefighters are using small-scale hand ignitions on the blaze, which is currently moving downhill

The Eagle Bluff Wildfire to the north of Oliver, B.C. is estimated to have grown to 600 hectares as of Tuesday night. (B.C. Wildfire Services)