Tara Sprickerhoff

Rose Raphael holds up Milo, who evacuated with her out of 70 Mile early in the morning on July 30. Tara Sprickerhoff photo.

Late night knocks on the door in 70 Mile

“It’s amazing how unnerving it is. You feel powerless.”

Rose Raphael holds up Milo, who evacuated with her out of 70 Mile early in the morning on July 30. Tara Sprickerhoff photo.
Evacuations north east of Clinton

Evacuations north east of Clinton

Village of Clinton remains on alert.

Evacuations north east of Clinton
100 Mile House, July 22. Tara Sprickerhoff photos.

Evacuation order lifted for 100 Mile House and South Cariboo

The evacuation orders in the area have been downgraded to alerts

100 Mile House, July 22. Tara Sprickerhoff photos.
Jil Freeman, who has organized food banks throughout the South Cariboo, holds up a sign with messages from residents of Fort McMurray who have banded together to ship food to those in need. Now local governments are co-ordinating with Fort McMurray officials to bring residents home. Submitted photo.

UNDER EVACUATION: 100 Mile seeks advice from Fort McMurray

100 Mile House prepares its re-entry plan as the closest to return in Cariboo

Jil Freeman, who has organized food banks throughout the South Cariboo, holds up a sign with messages from residents of Fort McMurray who have banded together to ship food to those in need. Now local governments are co-ordinating with Fort McMurray officials to bring residents home. Submitted photo.
The remains of a home owned by Pauline Weigelt in the 108 Mile Ranch. Used with permission of the owner. Al Richmond photo.

CRD announces 41 homes lost to date in the Cariboo

Number likely to rise

The remains of a home owned by Pauline Weigelt in the 108 Mile Ranch. Used with permission of the owner. Al Richmond photo.
Kristopher Mercer stands outside some of the shipping containers full of supplies for evacuees and those in hard-to-reach areas. Tara Sprickerhoff photo.

The ‘Postmen’ ship supplies to communities impacted by wildfires

Donations come from around B.C. and Alberta

Kristopher Mercer stands outside some of the shipping containers full of supplies for evacuees and those in hard-to-reach areas. Tara Sprickerhoff photo.
A smokey view of Canim Lake earlier this week. Martina Dopf photo.

CRD and 100 Mile begin evaluating safe return for evacuated residents

Evaluation of infrastructure and safety comes first

A smokey view of Canim Lake earlier this week. Martina Dopf photo.
Update: 100 Mile House resident found safe

Update: 100 Mile House resident found safe

The RCMP thank the public for their assistance in locating Maria Watt

Update: 100 Mile House resident found safe
The Gustafsen smoke plume as seen on the first day of the fire. Pauline Weigelt photo.

Fire still too dangerous to check properties in 105, two lost in 108

At one home, firefighters were there before it was on fire, but it “drove them out of the driveway”

The Gustafsen smoke plume as seen on the first day of the fire. Pauline Weigelt photo.
A photo of the Gustafsen fire over 100 Mile House taken Sunday, July 16, before 100 Mile House was evacuated. Katrina Blain photo.

Local businesses impacted by wildfire

“We are totally shut down. There is zero income.”

A photo of the Gustafsen fire over 100 Mile House taken Sunday, July 16, before 100 Mile House was evacuated. Katrina Blain photo.
In The Black: “Stubborn farmers” working behind fire lines to protect homes, animals

In The Black: “Stubborn farmers” working behind fire lines to protect homes, animals

“We’re going to keep fighting until we can’t no more”

In The Black: “Stubborn farmers” working behind fire lines to protect homes, animals
Sherrif Andy Abenthung secures an entrance to the Wildwood neighbourhood Sunday. The area remains under an evacuation order. Angie Mindus photo.

Two arrested after fire at Stampede Grounds

Stolen vehicle located

Sherrif Andy Abenthung secures an entrance to the Wildwood neighbourhood Sunday. The area remains under an evacuation order. Angie Mindus photo.
A view of one of the 100 Mile House mills taken today (July 10). According to Fire Information Officer Heather Rice, the mills are still intact. Casey Lang photo.

July 10: 100 Mile House mills still intact

Increase in night shift to make sure fire holds

A view of one of the 100 Mile House mills taken today (July 10). According to Fire Information Officer Heather Rice, the mills are still intact. Casey Lang photo.
New evacuation alert for south west of 100 Mile House

New evacuation alert for south west of 100 Mile House

New CRD public information phone number: 1-866-759-4977

New evacuation alert for south west of 100 Mile House
(Photo Drive BC)

BREAKING: 100 Mile is under evacuation

Gustafsen fire breached guard on south eastern flank

(Photo Drive BC)
New evacuation alert for area east of Highway 97, north of 100 Mile House

New evacuation alert for area east of Highway 97, north of 100 Mile House

Forest Grove, Lac la Hache, Canim Lake among effected areas

New evacuation alert for area east of Highway 97, north of 100 Mile House
UPDATE: Fire now estimated to be 1,500 hectares

UPDATE: Fire now estimated to be 1,500 hectares

Evacuation ordered for 103, 108, 105 Mile and the western part of Lac la Hache

UPDATE: Fire now estimated to be 1,500 hectares