Fire Fighting in Canada

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Fire crews battle growing Okanagan Valley wildfire overnight

August 9, 2019 
By CBC News

Aug. 9, 2019, Okanagan Falls, B.C. – Fire crews continued to battle a wildfire that nearly doubled in size Thursday in the Okanagan Valley. The Eagle Bluff fire, 10 kilometres southeast of Okanagan Falls, B.C., grew from 12.5 square kilometres Wednesday to around 15 square kilometres Thursday morning. By Thursday evening, it spread to almost 23 square kilometres. CBC News reports. | READ MORE

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