Three B.C. First Nations keep eye on wildfires


Three First Nations in British Columbia are in the wildfire zone.

Lytton, Similkameen and Penticton are keeping an eye on evacuation orders and firefighting efforts.

The B.C. Fire Service says 92 wildfires are burning in the province this week.

It says 67 were sparked by lightning strikes, seven started by humans, and other causes are undetermined.

In all, the province has recorded hundreds of fewer fires than at this time last year.

Video Journalist / Kitimat Village, B.C.

Lee is a video journalist with APTN News, who shoots, reports and edits stories out of northern British Columbia. As a member of the Haisla Nation, Lee is proud to call Kitimat Village home again after living on Vancouver Island for 18 years. He has a passion for storytelling and looks forward to sharing stories through the lens of First Nations people.