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Lightning sets hundreds of new forest fires in B.C. over the weekend

Lightning strikes caused 145 new wildfires to ignite across the province on Saturday, according to the BC Wildfire Service, with an additional 17 fire starts by early Sunday afternoon.

That brings the number of active blazes up to 595 in the province, said Kevin Skrepnek, chief fire information officer.

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Source: The Star Vancouver

 
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