How to find the latest wildfire news and evacuation information in B.C.

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UPDATE — Aug. 18, 2023: A fast-moving wildfire has spread into Kelowna and West Kelowna, B.C. 

Residents can find out how their property is affected by entering their address in an online map.

A list of evacuation orders and alerts can be found on the Central Okanagan Emergency Operations website.

Evacuees should register online at or at the following emergency reception centres:

CBC News is providing ongoing coverage of the wildfire from Kelowna and Vancouver. You can tune in on CBC Radio One, 88.9 FM in Kelowna, or by using the CBC Listen app or streaming online.

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