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California wildfires grow as strong winds fan flames

August 26, 2013
California wildfires grow as strong winds fan flames

A wildfire burning on the northern border of Yosemite National Park grew more than 18 square kilometres overnight as firefighters have gained little ground in slowing it. CBC | British Columbia News

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Forest fire, landfill blaze keep firefighters busy in B.C. Interior

August 20, 2013

Two fires that had threatened homes in British Columbia’s Interior, both caused by people, continued to burn Tuesday, but officials believed the flames were no longer an immediate threat to residents. Vancouver Sun – News / Vancouver

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Fire, not impact, may have caused deaths in Vancouver Island float plane crash

August 20, 2013

According to one of the survivors of the float plane crash Friday morning on Vancouver Island, the aircraft burst into flames upon impact, and the ensuing fire may have been what killed the pilot and one of five passengers. The crash happened just weeks after the release by the Transportation Safety Board of a report [...]

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Caps fan arrested mid-game after sparking fire with marine flare

August 12, 2013

Fans hope for fireworks at Vancouver Whitecaps games but they want offensive explosions on the field, not in the stands. But that’s what happened around 6 p.m. Saturday at B.C. Place Stadium, as a 43-year-old man is alleged to have set off a marine flare under an empty seat that resulted in flames — which [...]

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Video: Fire-prevention measures could have saved pilots in 2011 Vancouver plane crash

August 1, 2013

The Transportation Safety Board says the two pilots who died in an October 2011 plane crash could have survived if the small aircraft had not burst into flames. The crash outside the Vancouver airport also injured seven passengers. globeandmail – British Columbia

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