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B.C. wildfire update Tuesday: Hundreds more people forced from their homes

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were ordered to evacuate immediately due to the fast-moving new Nk’Mip Creek wildfire that sparked Monday evening.The First Nation and the Regional District of Okanagan-Similkameen also declared a state of local emergency because of the now 1,100-hectare blaze, which broke out at approximately 4 p.m.

near Inkameep Road, on the Osoyoos Indian Band Reserve between Oliver and Osoyoos, B.C.“I’ve seen a lot of fires up here. I’ve lived here for five years,” Oliver resident Kaitlyn Bogas told Global News Monday. “This Osoyoos fire right now is the fastest explosion of flames I’ve seen.

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