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bc wildfires

The COVID-19 pandemic spread like wildfire. Now B.C. must prepare for forest fires too.
These forces of nature meet to show off their spectacular colours.
"Feels like I'm driving on another planet."
No deaths or injuries have been reported so far.
"Imma let u finish, but Kamloops has the worst air quality of all time."
An aerial view of Calgary seen from a plane on July 18, 2017 reveals a city cloaked in thick smoke. It comes from at least 20 wildfires burning in neighbouring British Columbia. Credit: Instagram/_japinder via Storyful
New drone imagery released by the Thompson-Nicola Regional District shows the extent of damage suffered in the Boston Flats region due to severe wildfires sweeping across British Columbia.The drone footage, taken July 10, reveals severe destruction in the small British Colombia mobile home community of Boston Flats. CBC reported at least 30 homes were destroyed. The community had been evacuated and no injuries were reported.A higher quality version of this footage is available here. Credit: Thompson-Nicola Regional District via Storyful
Canadians and relief groups are helping people forced from their homes by B.C.'s wildfires.
"This is common within the Harper Tories to find people whose views are based on... I don't know where they get their views from, but they're not scientific."
This is awesome.
The scariest part of their job? "The unknown."
The human-caused fire is now estimated at 600 hectares in size.
"The photo op smelled like electioneering and we didn't want to play any part in that."
The fire is ranked as a "highly vigorous."
"It was our home. Everything we have is... was there."
Poor thing.
It's impressive to watch in action.