Newspaper article The Canadian Press

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Newspaper article The Canadian Press

National Audio 8:45 AM ET

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National Audio 8:45 AM ET

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NAT065 - (Wildfires-BC-Lake-Country) KELOWNA. x-12s. The fire chief in Lake Country, just north of Kelowna, B-C, says crews did everything possible to save homes and protect property from the Okanagan Centre wildfire which broke out Friday. Eight homes overlooking Okanagan Lake have been lost, along with some outbuildings. Fire Chief Steve Windsor says the half-a-square kilometre blaze was human-caused, but that's all they know. ("..the fire.") (SOURCE:CKIZ)

TAG: Eighty per cent of the fire is contained, allowing officials to rescind all 69 evacuation orders. More than 162 wildfires burning in B-C's interior have forced 37-thousand people from their homes and charred more than 13-hundred square kilometres.

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