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Lightning storm sparks new fires on Vancouver Island

August 11, 2022 
By CBC News

Aug. 11, 2022, Victoria, B.C. – Firefighters are dealing with a number of wildfires after a lightning storm moved over Vancouver Island on Wednesday morning. Julia Caranci with the Coastal Fire Centre said there were more than 800 lightning strikes on the island as of 3 p.m. PT, sparking 10 new fires in the northern and mid-island fire zones. CBC News reports. | READ MORE

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