Wind Warnings Spark Evacuation Orders in Canada Forest Fires

Authorities in the Canadian west-coast province of British Columbia issued nearly a dozen evacuation orders this weekend as raging forest fires threatened to spread with high winds—some reaching over 40 miles an hour—set to hit the province’s central region.

Of the 10 evacuation orders issued as of Saturday night, the biggest community affected is Williams Lake, British Columbia, roughly 375 miles north of Vancouver and with a…

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