Red Cross responding as B.C. wildfires force thousands from their homes July 9, 2017
Massive wildfires have triggered a province-wide state of emergency in British Columbia. Lightning, dry weather and wind throughout the region have caused fires to spread quickly, forcing thousands of people from their homes. At least 138 wildfires were sparked in a single day on July 7. Urgent support is needed for individuals and families evacuated from their communities.