British Columbia drought leading to catastrophe

The record drought in British Columbia has spawned a fire near Kelowna that has destroyed more than 200 homes — so far. While this is terrible, it could very well be happening in Vancouver, not Kelowna, and the costs would be in the hundreds of millions of dollars

About 203 homes have been lost overnight, as B.C. fire crews assess the exact damages Saturday morning from a roaring forest fire that continues to threaten Kelowna, B.C.

[Globe and Mail]