B.C. Wildfires 2021: More than 200 blazes burning as B.C. Wildfire Service says risk is high to extreme

Smoke rises outside of Lytton, where a wildfire destroyed the town on June 30, as seen in this aerial photograph taken July 6, 2021. Photo by Jennifer Gauthier /Reuters

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There are now 15 wildfires classified as highly visible or potentially threatening

Premier John Horgan says he will lobby Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to use Canada’s military to help clear fire danger zones to prevent future wildfires. Trudeau and Horgan met Thursday with local government and First Nations leaders to discuss the recent wildfire devastation in the village of Lytton and the extreme fire situation across the province.

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Source: Vancouver Sun

 

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