Jason Brolund

  • Mount Law wildfire: Still considered out of control, residents asked to be vigilant
    According to the BC Wildfire Service, the 800-hectare blaze has seen no significant growth in the last 48 hours due to lower temperatures.
    Aug 21, 2021
  • West Kelowna fire crews battle, extinguish suspicious grass fire
    The blaze, which began just before noon, was quickly extinguished, with 16 firefighters on scene.
    Jun 25, 2021
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  • West Kelowna Fire Department trains for swift water rescues near Cherryville
    'Self-rescue is key, not to panic; try to swim defensively and float utilizing the current of the river,' Karsten von Hosselin said.
    Apr 23, 2021
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  • Residents of West Kelowna apartment allowed to return after odor prompted evacuation
    Around 150 residents were allowed to return home after a “Do Not occupy” order was lifted following an evacuation on Sunday.
    Apr 20, 2021
  • West Kelowna Fire Rescue, COSAR extricate 2 teens trapped in canyon
    Firefighters respond to simultaneous incidents of a motorcycle crash and two men trapped in a steep canyon.
    Aug 29, 2020
  • West Kelowna Fire Dept., RCMP investigating early-morning fire
    The West Kelowna Fire Department said everybody safely escaped from the early-morning blaze on Boucherie Road.
    Jul 8, 2019
  • Crews knock down West Kelowna structure fire
    No one was injured in the blaze, deemed accidental.
    Apr 11, 2019
  • Hot weather ends cool start to fire season
    With hot weather now scorching the Okanagan, fire season has arrived, according to a local fire chief.
    Jul 12, 2018
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  • West Kelowna wildfire serves as reminder of ‘extreme’ danger
    Officials say the flames were within 75 metres of reaching Mission Hill Winery.
    Jul 4, 2017
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  • West Kelowna fire displaces three families
    The blaze in one unit burned fast and hot, proving difficult for firefighting efforts in the daytime heat.
    Jun 30, 2017

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