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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.

CBC News

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