Adam Louis

(BC Wildfire Service)

Firefighters double their efforts to battle July Mountain wildfire

July Mountain blaze has burned more than 6,500 hectares

(BC Wildfire Service)
Seven wildfires continue to burn across the northern part of Harrison Lake: Three fires are out of control (red), two are being held (yellow) and two are under control (green). (Screenshot/B.C. Wildfire Service)

Smoky air in Agassiz-Harrison as firefighters work to contain Harrison wildfires

Weather Canada advises against strenuous outdoor activity while air quality is bad

Seven wildfires continue to burn across the northern part of Harrison Lake: Three fires are out of control (red), two are being held (yellow) and two are under control (green). (Screenshot/B.C. Wildfire Service)
Former MasterChef contestant and home cook Tammy Wood is seen here competing on Wall of Chefs for Food Network Canada. She is preparing to open Sossy’s Saloon, which will feature elevated pub food and wild game. (Contributed Photo/Sossy Outdoors)

Agassiz’s celebrity chef set to open Sossy’s Saloon soon

Tammy Wood set to open her new saloon next month

Former MasterChef contestant and home cook Tammy Wood is seen here competing on Wall of Chefs for Food Network Canada. She is preparing to open Sossy’s Saloon, which will feature elevated pub food and wild game. (Contributed Photo/Sossy Outdoors)
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Coquihalla Highway on Friday, Aug, 6, 2021. (@maureenshenher2/Twitter)
Coquihalla Highway on Friday, Aug, 6, 2021. (@maureenshenher2/Twitter)
Smoke rises from Long Island north of Harrison Hot Springs. The Long Island fire has grown to more than 200 hectares. (Carly Ferguson/Observer)

Clear Creek wildfire surpasses 2018 Mt. Hicks fire: BCWS

Largest wildfires in area have burned more than 900 hectares combined

Smoke rises from Long Island north of Harrison Hot Springs. The Long Island fire has grown to more than 200 hectares. (Carly Ferguson/Observer)
B.C. Wildfire Service reports the July Mountain fire has jumped the Coquihalla Highway
B.C. Wildfire Service reports the July Mountain fire has jumped the Coquihalla Highway
Photo: Laurie Tritschler

July Mountain wildfire burns 4,300 hectares

No immediate danger to Highway 5

Photo: Laurie Tritschler
An overhead view of the Long Island fire in north Harrison Lake. The fire has spread to cover about 50 hectares, and fire crews have been fighting the blaze day and night. (Photo/B.C. Wildfire Service)

2 new wildfires discovered north of Harrison

At least nine total fires burned in the days surrounding the holiday weekend

An overhead view of the Long Island fire in north Harrison Lake. The fire has spread to cover about 50 hectares, and fire crews have been fighting the blaze day and night. (Photo/B.C. Wildfire Service)
An overhead view of the Long Island fire in north Harrison Lake. The fire has spread to cover about 50 hectares, and fire crews have been fighting the blaze day and night. (Photo/B.C. Wildfire Service)

UPDATE: 5 wildfires remain in Harrison Hot Springs area

Hornet Creek No. 2, Talc Creek fires are out

An overhead view of the Long Island fire in north Harrison Lake. The fire has spread to cover about 50 hectares, and fire crews have been fighting the blaze day and night. (Photo/B.C. Wildfire Service)
Six wildfires started in the Harrison area on Saturday, July 31. Five are still burning as of about 8 p.m. (Screenshot/BCWS)

UPDATE: 70 lightning strikes in Harrison area as firefighters battle six Saturday wildfires

Lightning sparked a number of fires around the north part of the lake

Six wildfires started in the Harrison area on Saturday, July 31. Five are still burning as of about 8 p.m. (Screenshot/BCWS)
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Nearly $50,000 in contraband seized at Kent Institution

Meth, marijuana, tobacco seized in two-month operation

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A BC Wildfire Service Helicopter approaches the fire, carrying a bucket of water. (Photo/Laurie Tritschler)

UPDATE: Second wildfire in Spuzzum area quickly extinguished

First fire on July 27 was quickly extinguished

A BC Wildfire Service Helicopter approaches the fire, carrying a bucket of water. (Photo/Laurie Tritschler)
The July Mountain wildfire south of Merritt has grown to 1,800 hectares. The Coquihalla Highway is not in immediate danger at this time. (Screenshot/B.C. Wildfire Service)
The July Mountain wildfire south of Merritt has grown to 1,800 hectares. The Coquihalla Highway is not in immediate danger at this time. (Screenshot/B.C. Wildfire Service)
A number of vehicles were involved in a serious crash along Highway 3, affecting flow in both lanes. Injuries and the cause are unknown. Photo/Colin May

TRAFFIC: Multi-vehicle crash on Highway 3 near Manning Park

Wildfire smoke has affected visibility in the area

A number of vehicles were involved in a serious crash along Highway 3, affecting flow in both lanes. Injuries and the cause are unknown. Photo/Colin May
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Agassiz boater urges caution on Harrison Lake after saving group of 5 from drowning

James Hogg estimates at least two people were minutes away from dying

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Even small crashes on the Agassiz-Rosedale Bridge can snarl traffic over the Fraser River for several minutes. (Adam Louis/Observer)

Bike, pedestrian lanes for Agassiz-Rosedale Bridge on hold amid seismic upgrades

District, residents urged government to address call for active transportation on bridge

Even small crashes on the Agassiz-Rosedale Bridge can snarl traffic over the Fraser River for several minutes. (Adam Louis/Observer)
A BC Wildfire Service Helicopter approaches the fire, carrying a bucket of water. (Photo/Laurie Tritschler)

July Mountain wildfire 1 kilometre away from Coq Highway

Fire crews focused on keeping blaze away from the road

A BC Wildfire Service Helicopter approaches the fire, carrying a bucket of water. (Photo/Laurie Tritschler)
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PHOTOS: Eight nights in Agassiz: Harrison Festival of the Arts wraps up for another year

The music fades out as patrons look forward to 2022’s Festival

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Jason Momoa is seen here as Baba Voss in the Apple+ series “See”, partially filmed in Harrison Mills. Momoa is coming back to Canada to film ‘Aquaman and the Lost Kingdom,’ but specific filming locations are currently under wraps. (Photo/Apple)

‘Aquaman’s’ Jason Momoa resurfacing in Canada for sequel

Jason Momoa was last seen in Canada filming ‘See,’ which was shot in Harrison Mills

Jason Momoa is seen here as Baba Voss in the Apple+ series “See”, partially filmed in Harrison Mills. Momoa is coming back to Canada to film ‘Aquaman and the Lost Kingdom,’ but specific filming locations are currently under wraps. (Photo/Apple)