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Update: Evacuation alerts rescinded for residents near Peachland wildfire

The Mount Eneas wildfire burning near Peachland grew four hectares Tuesday

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Update: Okanagan Mountain Park fire expected to grow, homes not in danger

Update: Okanagan Mountain Park fire expected to grow, homes not in danger

There were no night crews working this blaze, due to the dangerous terrain.

Update: Okanagan Mountain Park fire expected to grow, homes not in danger
BC Wildfire Service                                A fire is currently burning near Highway 1 north of Spences Bridge.

Update: Spences Bridge wildfire holding at 83 hectares

Highway 1 has reopened to single-lane, alternating traffic.

BC Wildfire Service                                A fire is currently burning near Highway 1 north of Spences Bridge.
Update: Peachland wildfire holding at 1,793 hectares

Update: Peachland wildfire holding at 1,793 hectares

Smoke may increase today around the valley

Update: Peachland wildfire holding at 1,793 hectares
Jacob Cathro captured this photo of Highway 97 closed above Peachland in both directions. He wrote on Twitter, “Police rammed a blue sedan into mountain side, appears to be a crime scene now.”

Car thief nabbed by Mounties on wildfire duty

RCMP working wildfires deploy spike belt to nab alleged auto thief from Oliver.

Jacob Cathro captured this photo of Highway 97 closed above Peachland in both directions. He wrote on Twitter, “Police rammed a blue sedan into mountain side, appears to be a crime scene now.”
Provincial fires crews battle the Trout Creek wildfire near Summerland from the air. Image: Donovan Wagner/Hiilite Web+Marketing

Update: Wildfire near Summerland mapped at 118 hectares

The Mount Conkle wildfire is 90 per cent guarded

Provincial fires crews battle the Trout Creek wildfire near Summerland from the air. Image: Donovan Wagner/Hiilite Web+Marketing
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Update: Okanagan Mountain Park fire holds at 400 hectares

The wildfire, also called Goode’s Creek wildfire, continues to burn near Kelowna

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Update: Mount Eneas wildfire holds at 1,374 hectares

Fire chief Dennis Craig said wind was blowing the fire away from homes

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What’s happening this weekend

What’s happening this weekend

Follow Social Squad member Matthew Abrey to find out what’s happening this weekend

What’s happening this weekend
There are 14 wildfires still burning in the Okanagan, many started by lightning strikes Tuesday evening. File photo

BC Wildfire update on Okanagan blazes

Watch the media briefing on the current fire situation in the Okanagan.

There are 14 wildfires still burning in the Okanagan, many started by lightning strikes Tuesday evening. File photo
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Cooler temps today, but no rain in forecast until August

Environment Canada does not have good news when it comes to fighting fires in the Central Okanagan.

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BC Wildfire Service firefighters battle the Mount Eneas wildfire. Image: BC Wildfire Service

Okanagan wildfire round-up: Fires holding size while crews monitor new lightning strike spots

A look at the major wildfires impacting the Okanagan, Similkameen and region as of Tuesday afternoon.

BC Wildfire Service firefighters battle the Mount Eneas wildfire. Image: BC Wildfire Service
n ominous scene overlooking the Mount Eneas fire between Peachland and Summerland Wednesday night. Photo: Instagram/Caillum Smith

Update: Skeleton crew to watch 1,000 hectare wildfire near Peachland overnight

Peachland - Evacuation orders have been issued for Brent Road and Highway 97 South properties

n ominous scene overlooking the Mount Eneas fire between Peachland and Summerland Wednesday night. Photo: Instagram/Caillum Smith
Motorists are stuck along Highway 97 has RCMP were partially close the road due to a nearby wildfire. Image: Dean Taylor/Kelowna Capital News

Breaking: More evacuation orders for Mount Eneas wildfire, south of Peachland

The BC Wildfire Service is battling a large wildfire alongside Highway 97 in Peachland.

Motorists are stuck along Highway 97 has RCMP were partially close the road due to a nearby wildfire. Image: Dean Taylor/Kelowna Capital News
Updated: Complete list of B.C. Interior wildfire coverage

Updated: Complete list of B.C. Interior wildfire coverage

Up-to-date information on blazes happening the Kamloops Wildfire Centre

Updated: Complete list of B.C. Interior wildfire coverage
Provincial fires crews battle the Trout Creek wildfire near Summerland from the air. Image: Donovan Wagner/Hiilite Web+Marketing

Update: Summerland wildfire forces PIB state of emergency

More than 40 firefighters are on scene of the wildfire near Mount Conkle, just outside of Summerland.

Provincial fires crews battle the Trout Creek wildfire near Summerland from the air. Image: Donovan Wagner/Hiilite Web+Marketing
Price no guarantee for safety with horse riding helmets: new report

Price no guarantee for safety with horse riding helmets: new report

A Swedish insurance report reveals that many brands of equestrian helmets do not protect riders as well as they could.

Price no guarantee for safety with horse riding helmets: new report
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Neighbours jump into action after grass fire ignites 10 feet from Kelowna home

Multiple fire halls responded to a grass fire on the 800 block of Mount Royal Drive.

Image: Jen Zielinski
Provincial fires crews battle the Trout Creek wildfire near Summerland from the air. Image: Donovan Wagner/Hiilite Web+Marketing

Update: More lightning forecast as storm sparks 38 new wildfires in B.C.

22 new fires in are burning in the Kamloops Fire Centre according to the BC Wildfire Service.

Provincial fires crews battle the Trout Creek wildfire near Summerland from the air. Image: Donovan Wagner/Hiilite Web+Marketing
Update: Lightning sparks blaze above Summerland

Update: Lightning sparks blaze above Summerland

Firefighters are battling the small fire from the area that occurred Tuesday shortly after 7 p.m.

Update: Lightning sparks blaze above Summerland