Emergency response staff who are charged with supporting residents threatened by some of British Columbia's largest wildfires paused for a breath on Monday, July 5, 2021, following several turbulent days.
A team that ventured into Lytton, B.C., for the first time since the village was ravaged by a wildfire this week found two bodies, the provincial coroners service said on Saturday, July 3, 2021, evening.
Residents of a community in British Columbia's Interior desperately searched for loved ones and tried to process the loss of their homes on Thursday, July 1, 2021, after learning that most of the village of Lytton had been destroyed by raging wildfires.
Hundreds of firefighters worked on Thursday, July 1, 2021, in high heat to beat back three large wildfires in the forests of far Northern California, where the flames destroyed several homes and forced some communities to evacuate.
As Canadian firefighters boarded flights on Wednesday, January 15, 2020, to battle blazes in Australia, they noted they will likely have to employ some different tactics than they do to fight local fires.