Due to forest fires in Canada, more than 14 thousand people have fled their homes

In the Western canadian province of British Columbia due to large-scale forest fires, more than 14 thousand people were forced to leave their homes, said the chief officer of a territorial fire service Kevin Screpnek, according to the canadian TV station CBC.

According to Screpnek evacuated all residents of the city one-Hundred-Mile house, and parts of the settlements Ashcroft and Cache Creek. Skripnik added that many roads in the province is partially blocked. According to him, the territory of British Columbia recorded 220 fires.

The efforts of the fire service focused on protecting key infrastructure.

The situation with forest fires in Canada worsened by windy weather, marks the channel.




Due to forest fires in Canada, more than 14 thousand people have fled their homes 11.07.2017

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