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Help for Lytton animals!!
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This is the amount of lightning strikes in the last 24 hrs in Western Canada...even though some areas got rain please remember a lot didn't and it is still horrendously dry, so continue to be FireSmart. https://www.instagram.com/p/CQ2iGwZMTLn/?utm_medium=twitter
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EWF-086 is a 3 ha wildfire burning out of control 20km southeast of Edson.
Alberta Wildfire has 24 firefighters, two helicopters on scene. Six airtankers are assisting and heavy equipment is enroute.
If you see smoke or flame and suspect it's a wildfire, call 310-FIRE.
Assistance with housing animals in Lytton BC 🔥🔥Canine Valley’s centre is open for all animals of any kind from Lytton and elsewhere. If you have arrived in Squamish and need help,If you can get your pets to us, we will take care of them. Please share info & Call: 604-848-4401
Good news - All tactical evacuation orders have been rescinded. Residents in Valleyview and Juniper Ridge can return home. #kamloops
The #BCWildfire Service is continuing suppression efforts for the wildfire southwest of Deka Lake (C41102). This wildfire is estimated to be 70 hectares and is experiencing increased fire behaviour.
Lytton evacuees reception centre is in Merritt. 1721 Coldwater Avenue https://www.instagram.com/p/CQxdOARMdT_/?utm_medium=twitter
The Village of #Lytton has issued an Evacuation #Order for all properties in the Village of Lytton. Evacuation Order below.
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UPDATE YELLOWHEAD COUNTY FIRE🔥🔥
Evacuated residents may return home at 7pm. Checkpoints still in place on HWY 16A. Follow emergency personnel and municipal instructions https://www.instagram.com/p/CQe3c0qnk_v/?utm_medium=twitter
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Today is National Indigenous Peoples Day. Do your part by learning more about their culture, their losses and their triumphs.
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😎☀️. Hot weather is approaching, please keep these tips in mind to ensure your pets safety. Make sure that large animals and livestock have lots of water and shade too! https://www.instagram.com/p/CPlIKkLJP6r/?utm_medium=twitter