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Hot, dry weather could spark more fires in southern B.C.

August 17, 2020
By CBC News

Aug. 17, 2020, Kamloops, B.C. – Sustained hot, dry weather could result in more wildfires in the southern half of B.C., officials say, and they want residents to remain vigilant despite one of the quietest fire seasons in the past decade. The comments from the B.C. Wildfire Service come as Environment Canada issued special hot weather statements for several spots in the province’s southern half. CBC News reports. | READ MORE