LIVE from the evacuation zone

Black Press is live from behind the fire lines near Ashcroft

Black Press Media is behind the fire lines near Ashcroft where reporters are being toured through the fire zone.

Digital editor Jen Zielinksi is reporting live from the evacuation zone where more than 70 homes have been lost in the fire near Ashcroft, currently estimated at more than 10,000 hectares.

More than 120 ground crew are battling the blaze today, with more crew on the way. They are working alongside 8-12 aircraft and nine pieces of heavy equipment.

More to come.

Photos from the Media tour of Ashcroft Reserve fire. Now estimated at more than 10,000 hectares in size. #BCwildfire

Posted by Ashcroft Cache Creek Journal on Tuesday, July 11, 2017

Raw video from the scene.

Just Posted

Northern Sea Wolf departs from Greece on its way to B.C.

On November 3 the Northern Sea Wolf, departed from the Port of Piraeus in Athens, Greece

VIDEO: Rare comic showing Superman’s 1st appearance to be auctioned

The 1938 comic features Superman hoisting a car over his head

Wet weather expected for much of coastal B.C.

The Weather Network is calling for up to 200mm of rain to fall in some areas of the South Coast and Vancouver Island

B.C. reporter reflects on covering Charles Manson

Charles Manson, leader of a murderous cult, died on Sunday at 83

ICBC overbilling for crash repairs not the problem, dealers say

Collision repair shops reject union claim of inflated costs

B.C. groups to address child sex abuse in sports

viaSport is organizing a full day of education in association with Canadian Centre for Child Protection and the Coaching Association of Canada.

Report sets exercise guidelines for young kids, including ‘tummy time’ for babies

Kids aged one to four should get at least three hours of physical activity throughout the day

Stampeders return to Grey Cup with 32-28 win over Edmonton Eskimos

The Stampeders will face the Toronto Argonauts next Sunday in Ottawa for the title

Nebraska approves TransCanada’s Keystone XL pipeline

Nebraska’s Public Service Commission approved TransCanada’s Keystone XL route in a close vote

B.C. VIEWS: China a better partner than U.S.

B.C. is slowly winning the softwood lumber war

Most Read