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Lightning sparks spate of new fires on Vancouver Island

Aug. 13, 2018, Campbell River, B.C. - Lightning sparked at least a dozen new fires north of Campbell River on Saturday. The blazes could be growing, or they could be just one tree, fire information officer Donna MacPherson told CHEK News. “A good advantage of the storm that went through [Friday] night where there was the heaviest lightning was it was also raining; that will help some.” The Times Colonist reports. | READ MORE

August 13, 2018 
By The Times Colonist

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