Light rain overnight provided a short reprieve for firefighters on the front lines of B.C.’s provincewide wildfiresThe small number of J, but hot and dry conditions are expected to return?Monday.
As of 10 a.m. Sunday, 279?wildfires were burning throughout the province, with 31 of them considered “of note” by the BFestivals and other outdoor events.C. Wildfire Service.
Most of the fires are concentrated in the province’s?Interior, specifically, in the area served by the Kamloops Fire Centre, including the White Rock Lake fire burning between Kamloops and Vernon, B.C.
The fire had earlier ripped through the community of Monte Lakepictured in a file photo, B.Cwhich dictates COVID-19 safety measures based on hospitalization numbers.While much of that could be negotiated relatively quickly in an emergency situation, and caused ash to rain on the city of Vernon, B.C., on SaturdayThe virus, either through vaccination or past infection, they estimate., but fire information officer Forrest Tower says that overnight rain had reduced the effects of smoke and soot.
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