Village of Lytton, B.C., evacuated as mayor says ‘the whole town is on fire’

Several out-of-control wildfires burning in other parts of province after heat wave A small B.C. village that endured the hottest temperatures ever recorded in Canada for days on end this week was engulfed in flames Wednesday night and residents were forced to flee, many without their belongings.  Mayor Jan Polderman says he told everyone to leave Lytton, asContinue reading “Village of Lytton, B.C., evacuated as mayor says ‘the whole town is on fire’”

More than 230 deaths reported in British Columbia amid historic heat wave

More than 230 deaths have been reported in British Columbia since Friday as a historic heat wave brought record-high temperatures, officials said Tuesday. The province’s chief coroner called it an “unprecedented time.” “Since the onset of the heat wave late last week, the BC Coroners Service has experienced a significant increase in deaths reported whereContinue reading “More than 230 deaths reported in British Columbia amid historic heat wave”

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