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B.C. burning: more than 100 news fires in 24 hours

In just 24 hours, 115 new wildfires have flared up across B.C. — most of them in the Kamloops area and the southeast part of the province.

July 22, 2015
By CBC News

“Lightning was a huge driver of increased fire activity yesterday and that would be from the lightning activity we saw Sunday night,” said Ryan Turcot of the B.C. Wildfire Service. 

Nine communities are under evacuation alerts or orders, according to the wildfire service. | READ MORE

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