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15 July 2017, 07:44 | Rodolfo Wallace

View Royal fire department sent to battle BC wildfires

View Royal fire department sent to battle BC wildfires

"There's still huge huge pockets of smoke, a couple of trees went up like roman candles while we were there, but there's pockets of smoke as far as the eye can see".

A 78-person contingent that left Sudbury on Tuesday, just over half of the 146 Ontario-wide ministry contribution sent this week.

"It was refreshing for me to get into Prince George. and breathe the fresh air instead of the smoke-filled air we are experiencing here in the Cariboo", he said on Friday.

Crews took advantage of calmer conditions to make progress on fire guards near Williams Lake, where 10,000 people remain on evacuation alert.

The BC Wildfire Service is now reporting the 150 Mile House fire south of Williams Lake is 50 per cent contained.

Richmond says you can where people had their lawns cut that in some cases the fire actually stopped.

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Since the fire season began in April, more than 616 blazes have consumed 1,140 square kilometres of land, forcing officials to order evacuations affecting 16,680 people.

Earlier this month Todd Stone, B.C.'s minister of transportation and infrastructure, announced a provincial state of emergency to ensure a co-ordinated response to the current wildfire situation and to ensure public safety.

Bob Turner with of Emergency Management BC said the province remains prepared for the possibility of mass evacuations. Numerous same people had been forced to flee this spring from the possibility of major flooding from a damaged dam spillway.

But the chief of the Bonaparte Indian Band north of Ashcroft said they defied an evacuation order over the weekend and successfully stopped flames from overrunning their reserve.

The Manitoba crew will stay in B.C. for 14 days before returning home.

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