Firefighters battle a blaze in B.C.'s Okanagan

Firefighters battle a blaze in B.C.'s Okanagan

(VIDEO) Firefighters battle Smith Creek wildfire; 2,400 evacuees ordered home

Officials are optimistic they have reduced the blaze's danger, although it is only 50 per cent contained.



Firefighters battled a blaze in Smith Creek, B.C. over the weekend, where 2,500 homes were forced to evacuate their homes in the Okanagan city.

On Sunday, 2,400 of those people were allowed to return to their homes as the wildfire has been curtailed and contained to 50 per cent from its height.

Video: The Canadian Press

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