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First Nations evade evacuation orders, fight fires as weather conditions improve

By The Canadian Press
July 12, 2017 - 5:20pm Updated: July 13, 2017 - 10:27am

ALEXIS CREEK, B.C. — Emergency officials and police are urging British Columbia residents to respect evacuation orders ahead of fast-moving wildfires, but some First Nations are standing their ground, successfully protecting their homes and property.

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