"It's far from out, we're going to be here for several days if not more", Ms Aldrich said.
"It was alarming but you can't panic because you've got to get out of the situation and you've got to think clearly". Sheriff's deputies drove through neighborhoods announcing evacuation orders over loudspeakers. "We don't know what happens with the fire yet".
The fires have disrupted timber and mining operations, damaged a regional electric utility and forced more than 14,000 people from their homes in the interior of the province. Some lightning was anticipated, bringing rain but also the potential to ignite new fires.
More than 6,000 firefighters were battling at least 15 large wildfires across California on Tuesday, prompting evacuations as high temperatures and dried out vegetation fueled dozens of blazes in the Western United States, fire officials said. "We probably haven't seen this sort of activity that involves so many residences and people in the history of the province of B.C.", he said.
Almost 2,000 people from the 100 Mile House area in the Cariboo were told yesterday they'll be out of their homes for at least another week.
4 people have been injured in the fire.
Adventure tour provider Duncan Stewart said he has been forced to cancel about 30 per cent of his backcountry camping and canoeing trips because of closures to parks such as Wells Gray Provincial Park _ he criticized the province as overly cautious in some instances.
If companies start losing buildings, like mills, to the fires, Nelson said, local communities could feel the brunt of the fallout if a producer chooses not to rebuild in the area.
"We are expecting a continuation of hot dry conditions across the south with potentially aggressive weather coming in to the central part of the province tomorrow". We help companies and individuals across Canada to do business and manage their finances internationally through three global business lines: Commercial Banking, Global Banking and Markets, and Retail Banking and Wealth Management.
According to BC Emergency Management deputy minister Robert Turner, there are now 14,365 evacuees across B.C. Several evacuation orders and alerts have been issued in the past few days; most notably in 100 Mile House and Williams Lake.
There are Canadian Forces aircraft in place if any air evacuation is necessary, Turner said.
In 2016, forest fires in Fort McMurray in neighboring Alberta province displaced 88,000 people and burned 590,000 hectares.
The family was temporarily stranded at their resort deep in BC's interior after the forest fires raging in the province made it too risky to leave via the only highway in or out of the area. She initially went to 100 Mile House to stay with her parents, but had to leave Sunday when that town was evacuated, too.