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Truck on fire, no one around

The Oliver Fire Department responded to an apparently abandoned truck on fire early Tuesday morning. The blaze took place on Osoyoos Indian Band Land...

Car fire a mystery in Oliver

RCMP may get involved after a mysterious car fire at the Osoyoos Indian Band community hall around 9:30 p.m. Wednesday. The owner of the vehicle was...

Early morning shed fire

The Oliver Fire Department was called to a structure fire early Friday morning in the 5600 block of Sawmill Road. At 1:50 a.m., crews arrived to find...

House fire knocked down

Fire crews in Oliver responded to a home burning on an acreage just east of town on Saturday morning. The Oliver Fire Department was called to the...

RV destroyed by fire

A fire completely destroyed an RV parked on private property just off Highway 97 in Oliver Tuesday evening. The Oliver Fire Department was called to...

Suspicious car fire doused

Fire crews in Oliver doused a fire in an abandoned car early Wednesday morning, which they are treating as suspicious. Oliver Fire Department...

Renter sought after fire

UPDATE: 12:20 p.m. RCMP are looking for the owner of the Oliver trailer that burned down Monday night. The mobile home, located on Ryegrass Road just...

Fire destroys trailer at camp

A travel trailer was destroyed by fire at a camp on the Osoyoos Indian Band early Saturday morning. Fire crews attended the blaze at about 5:30 a.m.,...

Fire rips through trailer

The Oliver Fire Department was called to a fully engulfed trailer fire Monday afternoon. Crews arrived at about 2:50 p.m., near Road 4 and Snowbrush...

Burn pile sparks grass fire

The Oliver Fire Department is in process of mopping up a grass fire sparked by an out-of-control open burn. Department spokesman Rob Graham says this...

Oliver structure fire

UPDATE: 8:25 a.m. The Oliver fire department will be investigating the cause of a fire that broke out in a building behind a house on the 5800 block...

Suspicious fire guts truck

The Oliver Fire Department was called to suspicious truck fire early Monday morning. Fire crews were called to the 7200 block of Highway 97 shortly...

From the fire line

The night sky between Oliver and Osoyoos is aglow tonight as two uncontained wildfires burn on the west side of Highway 97. Evacuation orders and...

Suspicious car fire in Oliver

Members of the Oliver fire department attended a suspicious car fire on Sunday morning at a property on Main Street, near Skagit Avenue. Firefighters...

BC Wildfire Service expect to see an increase in fire behaviour for Nk'Mip Creek on Wednesday

The Nk’Mip Creek Wildfire burning near Oliver and Osoyoos has continued to grow, but BC Wildfire Service Crews are having a tough time mapping...

Crews douse grass fire

The Oliver Fire Department made quick work of a grass fire on the Osoyoos Indian Band Reserve on Nk’Mip Road Thursday afternoon. Damage was...

Crews douse suspicious fire

Fire investigators in Oliver are looking into a suspicious fire lit overnight Monday. The Oliver Fire Department was called to Road 5 at Sumac Street...

Fire on Haynes Ranch

Oliver firefighters responded to a report of smoke coming from an old barn early Friday morning. The call came in about 5 a.m., smoke coming from the...

A higher than normal fire danger rating is cause for concern for West Kelowna's fire chief

West Kelowna's fire chief doesn't always concern himself with the fire danger rating this early in the season. This isn't one of those...

Fatal motorhome fire

UPDATE: 1:15 p.m. The RCMP has confirmed that a man did die in the motorhome fire on Tuesday evening. According to the RCMP, at about 5:30 p.m., the...

Truss plant catches fire

UPDATE 8:20 p.m. Highway 97 is now open in both directions, 500 meters north of Oliver. The Oliver Daily News is reporting there was a lack in...

Fire situation 'less severe'

A public information meeting is underway at the Oliver Community Centre to bring residents up to date on efforts to battle the Testalinden Creek and...

2 fires spark near Oliver

UPDATE: 7:30 p.m. According to those in the area air crews can be seen targeting the fire with water about 7 p.m. The Oliver Fire Department is on...

House burns in Oliver

A structure, believed to be an unoccupied home in an orchard, burned in the Oliver area Monday night. Rob Graham, spokesman for the Oliver Fire...

Oliver brush fire contained

An Oliver brush fire that broke out Monday evening was quickly contained and put out. Rob Graham, with the Oliver Fire Department, said the fire,...

Trailer destroyed in fire

A fifth-wheel trailer on an Oliver property was destroyed in a fire early Thursday morning. According to Rob Graham, spokesman for the Oliver Fire...

Trash burns as fire smokes

Residents in Oliver are concerned after a neighbour was seen burning a pile of waste in his yard next to a home that is currently under an evacuation...

Oliver vehicle fire doused

The Oliver Fire Department responded to a vehicle fire in a fenced compound Monday night. Department spokesman Rob Graham said when firefighters...

Orchards helped halt fire

Air tankers buzzed overhead as a thick haze enveloped Oliver, Saturday. Two wildfires burning on the edge of town each destroyed one home, and flames...

Vehicle destroyed by fire

A utility panel truck parked in front of a residence north of Oliver was destroyed in a suspicious fire overnight. Rob Graham, spokesman for the...

Fire victim goes home

A South Okanagan resident who lost his unique underground home in the Wilsons Mountain wildfire, has finally been allowed to go home. Wally...

Oliver car fire

The Oliver Fire Department responded to a vehicle fire on Sawmill Road about 4 p.m. Monday afternoon. Rob Graham, spokesman for the department, said...

Man charged after fire

A man is facing charges after he allegedly started a fire in a dry hedge at the Oliver A&W on Monday. Rob Graham, spokesman for the Oliver Fire...

Willowbrook fire update

Oliver and forestry firefighters are still on scene at the Willowbrook wildfire. As of this morning, the fire, which has been a challenge to fight due...

Vehicle fire spreads to grass

The Oliver Fire Department was busy early this morning, fighting a brush fire caused by a burning pickup. Firefighters responded about 2:45 a.m. to...

Willowbrook fire update

The 130-hectare Willowbrook fire was 80 per cent contained as of Thursday morning, according to the Oliver Fire Department. Deputy fire chief Bob...

Willowbrook fire contained

The 130-hectare Willowbrook fire was said to be 100 per cent contained as of this morning. Oliver Fire Department deputy fire chief Bob Graham said...

Mobile home fire in Oliver

Oliver firefighters responded to an electrical fire underneath a mobile home Wednesday night. According to Oliver Fire Department spokesman Rob...

Fire destroys building

An abandoned building burst into flames Tuesday night in Oliver, sending black plumes of smoke into the air. There are no reports of any injuries at...

Family displaced after fire

A family in Oliver has been displaced after their home burned down in the early hours of Friday morning. Around 3:30 a.m. Oliver RCMP attended a house...
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