Jul 10, 2017

Unprecedented wildfires force evacuation of over 10 000 people in B.C., Canada

British Columbia

A province-wide state of emergency is in place in Canada's British Columbia since Friday, July 7, 2017, as widespread wildfires continue burning out of control across the province's southern and central parts. Officials are describing the situation as unprecedented. Hot and dry conditions accompanied by strong winds are expected to persist throughout the province.