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B.C. is burning through its wildfire budget well before the season even peaks

June 14, 2023 
By Tom Popyk, CBC News

June 14, 2023, British Columbia – The B.C Wildfire Service (BCWS) has now spent $105.3 million fighting fires so far this season, burning through half of its allocated budget well before the start of the peak fire season. The service provided the figures in a statement to CBC News on Monday. The BCWS’s total budget for the 2023 fire season is $204 million. In 2022, the budget was $199 million. CBC News reports. | READ MORE

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