BC Declares a Provincial State of Emergency August 15 2018….Extended August 29 2018

UPDATED AUGUST 29 2018.  The Provincial State of Emergency HAS BEEN EXTENDED until  Sept 12 2018

As of Aug 29th….534 fires, 3,200 people under evacuation order, 21,800 people under evacuation alert

https://news.gov.bc.ca/releases/2018PSSG0064-001656

The British Columbia government this morning declared a provincial state of emergency due to the current wildfire situation. At this time there are in the area of 600 wildfires burning in the Province. To learn more go to

https://news.gov.bc.ca/releases/2018PSSG0061-001584

B.C. declares provincial state of emergency due to wildfires

http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/british-columbia/b-c-wildfires-2018-province-declares-state-of-emergency-1.4785983