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At least 7 homes lost, nearly 100 displaced as wildfire near Cranbrook grows

Updated: Aug 2, 2023

Article written by Global News, July 19th, 2023

A helicopter carries water towards the St. Mary's River Wildfire Near Cranbrook.

From Frontera:

Yet another community impacted by the devastating effects of wildfires in BC. The St. Mary's River Fire is now holding at 4093 hectares and has displaced over 100 residents from their homes. With at least seven homes lost to the fire's destruction, it is crucial that we continue to do all that we can to build our province's communities' resiliency towards wildfire before it's too late.

Visit Global News' article to learn more.


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