Wildfire closes in on Kamloops, B.C. - Macleans.ca

Wildfire closes in on Kamloops, B.C.

75 homes evacuated Wednesday morning


About 75 homes in Kamloops, B.C. have been evacuated and 100 more families have been told they may have to leave later in the day after a rapidly spreading wildfire was sparked Tuesday night. The 30-hectare blaze started in a dry, grassy area in the southeast area of the Barnhartvale neighborhood. So far, no homes have been damaged.

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Wildfire closes in on Kamloops, B.C.

  1. The fire is now 85% contained and the majoity of evacuees have been allowed to return home.The response from Kamloops Fire dept., Ministry of Forests,Con-Air ,the ground crews, City of Kamloops, and residents of Kamloops and the list goes on was fantastic as usual…Job well done people !!!

  2. Is it safe to go to Kamloops and Jasper from Vancouver?