Evacuation order issued for Canadian town as wildfire crosses over from US

A long exposure image shows the Eagle Bluffs Wildfire, which crossed the border from the U.S. state of Washington, and prompted evacuation orders in Osoyoos, British Columbia, Canada July 30, 2023. REUTERS/Jesse Winter July 30 (Reuters) – An evacuation order for the Canadian town of Osoyoos and its surrounding district has been issued due to an out-of-control wildfire that has crossed the border from the U.S. state of Washington.

The wildfire, called Eagle Bluff, is approximately 4 kilometres (2.49 miles) from Osoyoos, according to the British Columbia Wildfire Service.

It is about 200 hectares in size on the Canadian side of […]

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