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B.C. warns wildfires may cause more sudden closures along Interior highways

B.C. warns wildfires may cause more sudden closures along Interior highways

Province discouraging drivers from non-essential travel in fire-affected areas as it may clog evacuation routes
UPDATE: Second wildfire now held near Oliver

UPDATE: Second wildfire now held near Oliver

The wildfire currently stands at about 0.5 hectares but out of control
UPDATE: Spot fire between Peachland and Summerland under control

UPDATE: Spot fire between Peachland and Summerland under control

The fire is still listed as just 0.0 hectares and is located off Callan Road
Lightning starts spot fire above Fairview Golf Course outside Oliver

Lightning starts spot fire above Fairview Golf Course outside Oliver

Additional strikes are also being tracked in the region from the passing storm system
Update: Southbound lanes of Coquihalla reopened near Merritt after fiery crash

Update: Southbound lanes of Coquihalla reopened near Merritt after fiery crash

Check DriveBC for updates on reopening
No overnight changes to wildfire south of Princeton

No overnight changes to wildfire south of Princeton

Residents on alert should have a grab-and-go bag ready
Merritt hospital emergency room closed until Monday morning

Merritt hospital emergency room closed until Monday morning

The Nicola Valley Hospital emergency department will reopen July 22 at 8 a.m.
Athletes to run laps through the night at Sovereign Lake Backyard Ultra

Athletes to run laps through the night at Sovereign Lake Backyard Ultra

60 racers started, only 12 remain at the Brokanagan Backyard Ultra at Sovereign Lake
Vehicle incident blocks downtown Vernon traffic

Vehicle incident blocks downtown Vernon traffic

A crash in downtown Vernon just off Highway 97 has resulted in the partial closure of an intersection
2 killed in crash: Highway 1 closed near Chase

2 killed in crash: Highway 1 closed near Chase

Alternative routes are available via Hwy 97, Hwy 97A and Hwy 97B as Hwy 1 remains closed