Carli Berry

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Emergency crews respond to wildfire in West Kelowna

The fire is near Smith Creek in West Kelowna

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16-year-old girl dies at Centre of Gravity festival in Kelowna

16-year-old girl dies at Centre of Gravity festival in Kelowna

Girl was taken to hospital after falling into medical distress, police say

16-year-old girl dies at Centre of Gravity festival in Kelowna
Courtenay Medwedew took photos and videos of the helicopters circling near her home as they fought a wildfire in Kelowna July 27. - Credit: Courtenay Medwedew

Kelowna woman watches ‘black smoke billowing’ as crews fight wildfire

Courtenay Medwedew and her family live in the Wilden area

Courtenay Medwedew took photos and videos of the helicopters circling near her home as they fought a wildfire in Kelowna July 27. - Credit: Courtenay Medwedew
A wildfire started July 27 near Yates Road in Kelowna. - BC Wildfire Service

Kelowna wildfire under control

The wildfire started from two youths playing with a lighter, July 27

A wildfire started July 27 near Yates Road in Kelowna. - BC Wildfire Service
Mount Eneas while BC Wildfire Service conducts burn operations. - Matthias Noelle photo

Update: Mount Eneas fire near listed as under control, crew extinguishing hot spots

The wildfire near Peachland is considered held at this time

Mount Eneas while BC Wildfire Service conducts burn operations. - Matthias Noelle photo
People sitting on a Peachland lakefront park bench look out at the rising smoke from the Good Creek wildfire burning across Okanagan Lake in Okanagan Mountain Park. Photo: Barry Gerding/Black Press

Boaters impact response to Okanagan Mountain Park wildfire

The Goode’s Creek fire is burning at 577 hectares

People sitting on a Peachland lakefront park bench look out at the rising smoke from the Good Creek wildfire burning across Okanagan Lake in Okanagan Mountain Park. Photo: Barry Gerding/Black Press
The Glenfir Road wildfire is burning 10 kilometres northwest of Naramata and estimated to be 32 hectares. -Photo courtesy of BC Wildfire Service

Wildfire still out of control near Naramata

The Glenfir Road wildfire is still 32 hectares in size

The Glenfir Road wildfire is burning 10 kilometres northwest of Naramata and estimated to be 32 hectares. -Photo courtesy of BC Wildfire Service
A view of the Okanagan Mountain Park fire, July 18, from the west side of the lake. - Kathy Michaels/Capital News

Wildfires cause havoc for humans, but not mule deer

Small fires don’t have much of an impact on Okanagan wildfire

A view of the Okanagan Mountain Park fire, July 18, from the west side of the lake. - Kathy Michaels/Capital News
Canadian bank notes are seen, in Ottawa on Wednesday, September 6, 2017. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld

B.C. man offers $15,000 reward for arsonists caught on camera

A West Kelowna man is tired of fires in the Central Okanagan and is offering cash to catch arsonists.

Canadian bank notes are seen, in Ottawa on Wednesday, September 6, 2017. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld
A large plume of smoke rose from the Mt. Eneas fire today, after B.C. WIldfire caused a burn to join it with the Munro Lake fire.

Update: Vehicles, out buildings burned in wildfire near Peachland

The event to join two wildfires near Peachland went successfully, said BC Wildfire Service

A large plume of smoke rose from the Mt. Eneas fire today, after B.C. WIldfire caused a burn to join it with the Munro Lake fire.
Drones need to stay away from Okanagan wildfires

Drones need to stay away from Okanagan wildfires

Kelowna - The Central Okanagan Emergency Operations Centre has issued a warning

Drones need to stay away from Okanagan wildfires
Jenna Smith

VIDEO: Victoria woman recounts driving past wildfire near Peachland

Jenna Smith compared the fire to an apocalypse movie

Jenna Smith
BC Wildfire Service

Wildfire near Keremeos still burning at 255 hectares

The Placer Mountain wildfire is still active

BC Wildfire Service
The Okanagan Mountain Park wildfire is burning in the hills south of Kelowna. Image: Instagram/c_kirzinger

Okanagan wildfires have potential to become firestorms, says UBC expert

David Andison said to let smaller fires go, to create pockets in the landscape for new forests

The Okanagan Mountain Park wildfire is burning in the hills south of Kelowna. Image: Instagram/c_kirzinger
Provincial fires crews battle the Trout Creek wildfire near Summerland from the air. Image: Donovan Wagner/Hiilite Web+Marketing

Update: Wildfire near Summerland mapped at 118 hectares

The Mount Conkle wildfire is 90 per cent guarded

Provincial fires crews battle the Trout Creek wildfire near Summerland from the air. Image: Donovan Wagner/Hiilite Web+Marketing
Dave Ogilive

Update: Evacuation alerts rescinded for properties near West Kelowna wildfire

The wildfire near Glenrosa is considered out of control

Dave Ogilive
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Update: Okanagan Mountain Park fire holds at 400 hectares

The wildfire, also called Goode’s Creek wildfire, continues to burn near Kelowna

Contributed
Contributed

Update: Mount Eneas wildfire holds at 1,374 hectares

Fire chief Dennis Craig said wind was blowing the fire away from homes

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BC Wildfire Service firefighters battle the Mount Eneas wildfire. Image: BC Wildfire Service

Okanagan wildfire round-up: Fires holding size while crews monitor new lightning strike spots

A look at the major wildfires impacting the Okanagan, Similkameen and region as of Tuesday afternoon.

BC Wildfire Service firefighters battle the Mount Eneas wildfire. Image: BC Wildfire Service
Dave Ogilive

Update: Wildfire crews continue to fight fire near West Kelowna

Evacuation alerts are in effect for properties in the Glenrosa area

Dave Ogilive