Over the past few months, reporter Kyra Grubb dug into a number of questions readers had in the lead-up to wildfire season including what health impacts poor air quality can have, how to stay informed and how to prepare for evacuations. Each of these stories features field experts who shared their insight to provide The Wren with information to help you stay in-the-know.
Well-intentioned gestures can disrupt the urgent delivery of services. Here’s a guide to offering support for wildfire evacuees.
Download the Voyant app, get your go bags ready and review these important reminders.
The volunteer-led Facebook group, Kamloops Area Fire Watch, helps organize information disseminated by BC Wildfire Services and the TNRD.
From air quality guidelines to HEPA filters, here’s how to prepare for what could be a smoky wildfire season in Kamloops.
The work is imperative to acting quickly to reduce damage, but forecasting seasonal fires is difficult, an expert told The Wren.
“It’s an important role we can play in the community in times of need”: Kamloops libraries offer respite from heat and poor air quality.
With ‘cascading emergencies’ fuelled by the climate crisis, emergency preparedness managers are being forced to adapt.