September 29, 2023

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Province Declares State of Emergency

Aug 14 – A province wide State Of Emergency has been declared due to the WildFire situation.

As reported in  Global News

As of Aug. 14, there were 566 wildfires burning in B.C., with 29 evacuation orders affecting approximately 3,050 people (1,521 properties), in addition to 48 evacuation alerts impacting approximately 18,720 people (9,359 properties).

This state of emergency is for 14 days – it can be extended it needed.