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How B.C.’s firefighting smokejumpers take ‘ultra-extreme and make it seem mundane’

How B.C.’s firefighting smokejumpers take ‘ultra-extreme and make it seem mundane’

There were 165 operational fire jumps in 2023, doubling the previous record of 82: BC Wildfire Service
Motorcyclist killed in Stanley Park crash with Vancouver fire truck

Motorcyclist killed in Stanley Park crash with Vancouver fire truck

Fire crews were responding to a call when the crash happened
Alberta town takes action fighting crime, addressing homelessness, addictions

Alberta town takes action fighting crime, addressing homelessness, addictions

Fire crews responded to more than 20 fires in 2023 set by people trying to keep warm at encampments
BC Wildfire states numerous crews are actioning Princeton area fires

BC Wildfire states numerous crews are actioning Princeton area fires

Areas remain under an evacuation alert
2 killed in crash: Highway 1 closed near Chase

2 killed in crash: Highway 1 closed near Chase

Alternative routes are available via Hwy 97, Hwy 97A and Hwy 97B as Hwy 1 remains closed
34 heat warnings blanket most of B.C.

34 heat warnings blanket most of B.C.

South Peace River, Kootenays also under smoky skies bulletins
Wildfire in Seymour Arm under control, while Sicamous blazes continue to burn

Wildfire in Seymour Arm under control, while Sicamous blazes continue to burn

There are multiple lightning-caused fires in the Shuswap region
BC Wildfire asks public to steer clear of aircraft fighting fires

BC Wildfire asks public to steer clear of aircraft fighting fires

BC Wildfire Service is warning members of the public of the risks to fire suppression efforts and safety if they interfere with aircraft fighting fires.
B.C. pauses bill that set standards for injunctions against homeless camps

B.C. pauses bill that set standards for injunctions against homeless camps

The provincial government has announced that it won't bring into force changes designed to create standards for municipalities seeking legal injunctions against homeless camps.
UPDATE: Cariboo Fire Centre reports wildfire near Becher Lake is being held

UPDATE: Cariboo Fire Centre reports wildfire near Becher Lake is being held

Initial attack crews are actioning a fire southwest of Williams Lake July 20