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Western Canada declares fire emergency as evacuations climb

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Western Canada declares fire emergency as evacuations climb

MONTREAL, Canada (AFP) — Canada’s western province of British Columbia declared a state of emergency Tuesday, with wildfires expected to grow even larger in the coming days due to high heat and winds. “We have reached a critical point,” said provincial public safety minister Mike Farnworth. “Based on the advice of emergency management and wildfire officials, and my briefing last night on the worsening weather, I am declaring a provincial state of emergency.” The decision […]