Sales in the Central Okanagan alone in the first six months of 2015 were up 13 per cent.
Efforts at the scene of a doctor and paramedics not enough to save man's life.
Few details being released yet of what police are calling a targeted murder of 47-year-old man found in a Black Mountain area house.
Cost on pace with firestorm 2003, where Barriere, Okanagan Park fires burned homes, businesses rail trestles
Evacuation alert lifted for all properties in the Joe Rich grass fire interface area.