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More than 50 ICBC wildfire claims filed

More than 50 ICBC wildfire claims filed

Agency says comprehensive insurance will cover wildfire damage

More than 50 ICBC wildfire claims filed
VIDEO: Evacuees ask Lower Mainland businesses to pitch in

VIDEO: Evacuees ask Lower Mainland businesses to pitch in

An evacuee at the Cloverdale emergency reception centre has a message

VIDEO: Evacuees ask Lower Mainland businesses to pitch in
(BC Wildfire Service)

$90M spent million fighting B.C. wildfires since April 1

There were 17 new fires started on Sunday

(BC Wildfire Service)
A burned out truck in the 17500 block of 32 Avenue. (Lance Peverley/Peace Arch News)

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Cloverdale takes in evacuees, a Surrey child falls from a window and more you need to know

A burned out truck in the 17500 block of 32 Avenue. (Lance Peverley/Peace Arch News)
VIDEO: Red Cross ramps up wildfire relief efforts

VIDEO: Red Cross ramps up wildfire relief efforts

The agency is keeping up with the influx of evacuees

VIDEO: Red Cross ramps up wildfire relief efforts
Volunteers help setup an evacuation centre in Cloverdale on Sunday. (Lance Peverly/Peace Arch News)

VIDEO: Emergency reception centres open across B.C.

Wildfire evacuees will receive lodging and food at the centres

Volunteers help setup an evacuation centre in Cloverdale on Sunday. (Lance Peverly/Peace Arch News)
VIDEO: Cloverdale reception centre welcomes wildfire evacuees

VIDEO: Cloverdale reception centre welcomes wildfire evacuees

Surrey is lending a helping hand to some of the 13,000 evacuees displaced by the B.C. wildfires

VIDEO: Cloverdale reception centre welcomes wildfire evacuees
The Beacher Ranch at the corner of Highway 20 and Farwell Canyon last night. Raylene and Bryan Poffenroth’s home has been refuge for Riske Creek neighbours who have been fighting to save their homes since July 7. Crews were pulled off the fires again yesterday leaving Riske Creek residents hoping the fire won’t jump the guards they have made. (Bailey Fuller photo)

Wildfires displace more than 37,000 evacuees

B.C. has spent over $80 million on wildfires already

The Beacher Ranch at the corner of Highway 20 and Farwell Canyon last night. Raylene and Bryan Poffenroth’s home has been refuge for Riske Creek neighbours who have been fighting to save their homes since July 7. Crews were pulled off the fires again yesterday leaving Riske Creek residents hoping the fire won’t jump the guards they have made. (Bailey Fuller photo)
Wildfire evacuees asked not to renew ESS early

Wildfire evacuees asked not to renew ESS early

Emergency social services are busy registering Williams Lake evacuees

Wildfire evacuees asked not to renew ESS early
Travellers had to drive through a forest fire at Riske Creek Saturday to get back to Williams Lake, which was also surrounded by wildfires. (Angie Mindus/Williams Lake Tribune)

VIDEO: Thousands evacuate Williams Lake by school bus

Multiple fires are raging out of control in the Cariboo

Travellers had to drive through a forest fire at Riske Creek Saturday to get back to Williams Lake, which was also surrounded by wildfires. (Angie Mindus/Williams Lake Tribune)
(Kevin MacDonald photo)

VIDEO: Wildfire evacuees flee Williams Lake

Hwy. 24 was packed as evacuees drove to Little Fort and Kamloops

(Kevin MacDonald photo)
Chilliwack prepares to take in wildfire evacuees. (Jess Peters/Chilliwack Progress)

Lower Mainland prepares for 13,000 wildfire evacuees

Surrey and Chilliwack have already begun preparations

Chilliwack prepares to take in wildfire evacuees. (Jess Peters/Chilliwack Progress)
VIDEO: Young parents’ dream turns to nightmare in wildfire

VIDEO: Young parents’ dream turns to nightmare in wildfire

Maple Ridge family flees to Langley to escape 100 Mile House wildfire

VIDEO: Young parents’ dream turns to nightmare in wildfire
An orange soup of smoke makes driving difficult on Highway 20 west of Williams Lake. (Scott Olesiuk photo)

Wildfires burn 111,000 hectares across B.C.

There have been 617 fires since April 1

An orange soup of smoke makes driving difficult on Highway 20 west of Williams Lake. (Scott Olesiuk photo)
An ambulance was destroyed and the patient died as a result of a 2015 train accident. (Black Press photo)
An ambulance was destroyed and the patient died as a result of a 2015 train accident. (Black Press photo)
A parking lot in downtown Chilliwack remained behind police tape Saturday morning following a stabbing Friday night that left two people dead and another injured. The Integrated Homicide Investigative Team is investigating. (Jenna Hauck/ The Progress)                                A parking lot in downtown Chilliwack remained behind police tape Saturday morning following a stabbing Friday night that left two people dead and another injured. The Integrated Homicide Investigative Team is investigating. (Jenna Hauck/ The Progress)

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A parking lot in downtown Chilliwack remained behind police tape Saturday morning following a stabbing Friday night that left two people dead and another injured. The Integrated Homicide Investigative Team is investigating. (Jenna Hauck/ The Progress)                                A parking lot in downtown Chilliwack remained behind police tape Saturday morning following a stabbing Friday night that left two people dead and another injured. The Integrated Homicide Investigative Team is investigating. (Jenna Hauck/ The Progress)
Wildfire smoke clearing in B.C.: CDC

Wildfire smoke clearing in B.C.: CDC

Tuesday saw unheard of levels of smoke

Wildfire smoke clearing in B.C.: CDC
Arrest made in New Westminster teen overdose

Arrest made in New Westminster teen overdose

Teenager overdosed on MDMA this spring

Arrest made in New Westminster teen overdose
A helicopter sprays the wildfire in Princeton.                                A helicopter sprays the wildfire in Princeton. (Black Press)

Wildfires burn 78,000 hectares across B.C.

Rate of new fires slowing down

A helicopter sprays the wildfire in Princeton.                                A helicopter sprays the wildfire in Princeton. (Black Press)
(Delta Police)

Lamborghini clocks 155 km/hr on Delta highway

Police impounded the luxury vehicle

(Delta Police)