British Columbia's public safety minister heaped praise on 100 firefighters from Mexico who arrived in the province on Saturday, July 24, 2021, to work "shoulder to shoulder" with local crews battling hundreds of wildfires.
British Columbia's public safety minister has declared a provincial state of emergency over the growing wildfire threat to prepare for potential mass evacuations and help secure accommodation that might be needed by evacuees.
British Columbia Premier John Horgan and two of his cabinet ministers were flown over the devastated community of Lytton on Tuesday, July 6, 2021, where he said there was "literally nothing left" after a wildfire tore through it last Wednesday.
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.