Tens of thousands of people evacuated as wildfires continue to sweep across British Columbia

Tens of thousands of people in the southwestern Canadian province of British Columbia have been evacuated as wildfires continue to sweep across the region.

Canada has started to deploy military aircraft and 50 firefighters from Australia have been sent to try to contain and extinguish the flames around the Williams Lake area.

But high winds and dry conditions have made the task increasingly difficult, with as many as 200 fires springing up over the weekend.

Local governments issued more than…
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