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30 wildfires active in Kamloops Fire Centre and thousands of hectares burned after 'unprecedented' weekend fires

KAMLOOPS - Roughly 30 fires continue to burn in the Kamloops Fire Centre, with thousands of hectares of land scorched this weekend.

Nearly 6,000 hectares of land has been burnt in the region, says Fire Information Officer Tracey Wynnyk. The majority of that is around Ashcroft and Cache Creek, where a blaze has reached an estimated 4,400 hectares. Among the buildings lost to the fire are a trailer park and some homes, says Cache Creek Mayor John Ranta.

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Source: InfoTelNews

 
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