Tag Archives: British Columbia

Fire Whirl Grabs Hoseline in Canada

Firefighters wrestle the wind for hoseline     Guardian News – Firefighters in British Columbia, Canada, lose control of their hose as it is sucked into the sky by high winds near a fire whirl. Fire officials say the whirlwind ...

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Massachusetts Firefighters Fighting Wildfire in British Columbia

16 firefighters will join an international team fighting fires   BOSTON (AP) — A contingent of firefighters from Massachusetts is joining the battle against raging wildfires in British Columbia. The state Department of Conservation and Recreation says the 16 firefighters ...

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Mexican Firefighters at Work in British Columbia

44 firefighters deployed in Cariboo     KAMLOOPS, British Columbia (KamloopsBCNow) – Mexican firefighters are eager to get to work after landing in Kamloops Friday. Forty-four of them disembarked the CAF’s massive CC-130 Hercules shortly after 9 a.m., with another ...

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Wildfires Cause Nearly 40,000 to Evacuate in British Columbia

Entire city of Williams Lake ordered to evacuate   CBC News video   KAMLOOPS, British Columbia (AP) — Fast-moving wildfires in British Columbia have forced nearly 40,000 people to leave their homes and residents are flooding into crowded evacuation centers ...

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3,000 Flee Wildfire in British Columbia

Evacuations ordered around 100 Mile House   100 MILE HOUSE, British Columbia (AP) — As many as 3,000 residents in central British Columbia have been told to evacuate as a wind-fanned wildfire grows closer. Cariboo Regional District chairman Al Richmond ...

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North Peace Smokejumpers

A look at the BCFS Para-attack Program   North Peace Smokejumpers – Assembled by CJ a few summers ago. For more recent information head to over to smokejumper.ca

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