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The Watch Lake-North Green Lake Volunteer Fire Department has been aiding BC Wildfire on the Flat Lake fire. (WLNGL photo -submitted).

On patrol: Local firefighters support BCWS

Watch Lake-North Green Lake Volunteer Fire Department helps to fight Flat Lake fire

The Watch Lake-North Green Lake Volunteer Fire Department has been aiding BC Wildfire on the Flat Lake fire. (WLNGL photo -submitted).
Hand ignitions taking place on Big Stake wildfire. (BCWS photo)

Firefighters continue to battle 37 wildfires in Cariboo

Latest update for Cariboo Fire Centre

Hand ignitions taking place on Big Stake wildfire. (BCWS photo)
The CRD has downgraded an evacuation order affecting 482 parcels in the Canim Lake South to Mahood Lake area to an alert Saturday, July 24.

Evacuation order in Canim Lake South -Mahood Lake downgraded to alert

CRD rescinds order for 482 parcels in the area

The CRD has downgraded an evacuation order affecting 482 parcels in the Canim Lake South to Mahood Lake area to an alert Saturday, July 24.
The CRD has rescinded a portion of its evacuation order for Flat Lake to Green Lake North, replacing it with an alert instead.

CRD rescinds portion of evacuation order for Flat Lake to Green Lake North

Order downgraded to alert for 664 parcels, covering 17,686 hectares

The CRD has rescinded a portion of its evacuation order for Flat Lake to Green Lake North, replacing it with an alert instead.
The Flat Lake fire is highly visible from Highway 97 at 70 Mile House. (Scott Nelson photo)
The Flat Lake fire is highly visible from Highway 97 at 70 Mile House. (Scott Nelson photo)
A helicopter collects water at Canim Lake July 8. (Kelly Sinoski photo - 100 Mile Free Press).

Update: Crews establish blackline around 90 per cent of Chasm fire

Crews continue to patrol and extinguish hot spots

A helicopter collects water at Canim Lake July 8. (Kelly Sinoski photo - 100 Mile Free Press).
Over 100 properties are under an evacuation order due to the Young Lake wildfire. (Submitted photo)

Update: Aerial ignition planned for northwest flank of Young Lake fire if conditions allow

BC Wildfire said it wants to take advantage of cooler temperates and low fire activity

Over 100 properties are under an evacuation order due to the Young Lake wildfire. (Submitted photo)
Forty-seven fires are burning in Cariboo Fire Region. (Kelly Sinoski photo - 100 Mile Free Press).
Forty-seven fires are burning in Cariboo Fire Region. (Kelly Sinoski photo - 100 Mile Free Press).
A 10,000-hectare blaze is burning near Flat Lake. (Elke Baechmann photo - submitted).

Flat Lake fire grows to 14,000 hectares in size

Cariboo Regional District issues evacuation alert to another 18 parcels

A 10,000-hectare blaze is burning near Flat Lake. (Elke Baechmann photo - submitted).
A list of capital requests from Interior Health was approved by the Cariboo Chilcotin Hospital Regional District board, including a shower room upgrade and condensing unit at the 100 Mile Hospital. (File photo)

Another 45 care home residents ‘proactively evacuated’ in 100 Mile

100 Mile District General Hospital remains open at this time

A list of capital requests from Interior Health was approved by the Cariboo Chilcotin Hospital Regional District board, including a shower room upgrade and condensing unit at the 100 Mile Hospital. (File photo)
Smoke from the wildfire at the south end of Canim Lake Sunday, July 4. (Martina Dopf photo - 100 Mile Free Press)

Cariboo Regional District, 100 Mile, join calls for B.C. State of Emergency

The resolutions come as firefighters battle more than 60 fires in the region

Smoke from the wildfire at the south end of Canim Lake Sunday, July 4. (Martina Dopf photo - 100 Mile Free Press)
Cariboo Regional District Board. (Submitted photo)

More consultation sought on Rogers cell tower pitch at 141 Mile

CRD wants to reach more residents about proposal

Cariboo Regional District Board. (Submitted photo)
Police and private security will patrol areas on evacuation order around the South Cariboo. (Kelly Sinoski photo -100 Mile Free Press).

UPDATE: More RCMP officers arrive in 100 Mile to bolster roving patrols

Officers will complete private firm hired by CRD to offer protection to evacuated properties

Police and private security will patrol areas on evacuation order around the South Cariboo. (Kelly Sinoski photo -100 Mile Free Press).
A helicopter collects water at Canim Lake July 8. (Kelly Sinoski photo - 100 Mile Free Press).

Ground crews perform night operations on Canim Lake fire

Wildfire now estimated at 1,651 hectares

A helicopter collects water at Canim Lake July 8. (Kelly Sinoski photo - 100 Mile Free Press).
Evacuation order partially lifted for Watch Lake-Green Lake North Saturday, June 24.
Evacuation order partially lifted for Watch Lake-Green Lake North Saturday, June 24.
Smoke from a wildfire near Deka Lake. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press).

Evacuation alert lifted for Deka, Judson Road

Firefighters continue to mop up 650-hectare wildfire

Smoke from a wildfire near Deka Lake. (Patrick Davies photo - 100 Mile Free Press).
Firefighters drop retardant on a wildfire south of Canim Lake. (Robert Brunet photo - submitted).

Backcountry remains open, public urged to ‘act responsibly’

Firefighters continue to respond to 46 fires in 100 Mile Zone

Firefighters drop retardant on a wildfire south of Canim Lake. (Robert Brunet photo - submitted).
The Cariboo Regional District has issued an evacuation order for the Big Stick Lake area.

Big Stick Lake area under evacuation order

Residents advised to leave the area immediately

The Cariboo Regional District has issued an evacuation order for the Big Stick Lake area.
Deka Lake and District Volunteer Fire Department. (Kelly Sinoski photo - 100 Mile Free Press).

Returning Deka Lake residents give firefighters standing ovation

Chief credits community with providing support

Deka Lake and District Volunteer Fire Department. (Kelly Sinoski photo - 100 Mile Free Press).
The Watch Lake Road remains closed to traffic due to wildfires. (Angie Mindus photo - Black Press Media)

Evacuation orders and alerts: what to know in a wildfire

Cariboo Regional District urges residents to sign up for notification system

The Watch Lake Road remains closed to traffic due to wildfires. (Angie Mindus photo - Black Press Media)