Armstrong mill fire is still burning as fire fighters struggle to control the blaze.The fire which now covers approx 5 hectares has been contained but continues to smolder. Armstrong, BC, Canada. 12/07/2010
Several hundred people have been allowed back to their homes as the fire moves away from homes. The fire which now covers approx 5 hectares has been contained but continues to smolder. Cooler weather is helping firefighters control the blaze which is no longer considered a threat to nearby homes and businesses along Highway 97 just 9km North of Vernon, British Columbia.