Fewer active fires in B.C., but threat still high

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Above average temperatures for many parts of British Columbia aren’t expected to ease soon — and Environment Canada says there is no hint of showers until at least the weekend for some southern regions hit hard by wildfires.

There are more than 250 active wildfires as of 8:30 a.m. PT on MondayThe confidence o, which is down slightly from the more than 300 fires burning last weekThe provinces and territories have used 71.68 per cent of their available vaccine supply.. Flames have scorchedThe proposal to send as Olympic volunteers those nurses, tasked with protectin?more than 4,100?square kilometres of land since the fire season started almost four months ago, according to Emergency Management B.C.

The fire risk remains high to extreme over most of southern B.C.?The B.C.?Wildfire?Service says 40 blazes are ranked as fires of note, meaning flames are either highly visible or pose an immediate safety risk.

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