British Columbia Declares State of Emergency as Wildfires Rage

Officials said a state of emergency was declared by the British Columbia government on Tuesday after wildfires in the region ordered dozens of evacuation orders. Public safety minister and attorney general Mike Farnworth made the statement based on advice from the British Columbia Wildfire Service and the British Columbia Emergency Management. said a newsletter. The …

Heat Wave Spreads Fire That Wiped Lytton, British Columbia

TORONTO – Something strange was happening to the acacia trees in Lytton, British Columbia. Small town in western Canada, over three days temperature Each rose to 121 degrees, breaking national temperature records by June 30. That morning at the Lytton Museum of Chinese History, Lorna Fandrich noticed the green leaves falling from the trees surrounding …