Newspaper article The Canadian Press

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Newspaper article The Canadian Press

National Audio 6:25 PM ET

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National Audio 6:25 PM ET

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NAT150 - (Wildfires-BC) KAMLOOPS, B.C. x-14s. This year's wildfire season is now B-C's worst in nearly 60 years. Kevin Skrepnek of the B-C Wildfire Service says four-thousand-910 square kilometres have been torched since April 1st -- the most since 1958. But he says it's too early to say whether this year could take first place. ("..season behind us.") (SOURCE:The Canadian Press)

TAG: In 1958, fire burned eight-thousand-500 square kilometres of land.

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NAT151 - (Wildfires-BC) KAMLOOPS, B.C. x-14s. B-C hasn't seen a wildfire season this destructive in nearly six decades. Kevin Skrepnek of the B-C Wildfire Service says more than four-thousand-910 square kilometres of forest and brush have been destroyed -- and the number is likely to climb. ("..it gets better.") (SOURCE:The Canadian Press)

TAG: Skrepnek says 1958 was B-C's worst wildfire season, when more than eight-thousand-550 square kilometres of land was torched.

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