Okanagan Lake area wildfire could cost the industry nearly $80 million
An interior British Columbia wildfire this past August, which forced the evacuation of more than 1,000 properties, will cost the industry an estimated $77 million, the Insurance Bureau of Canada said Thursday.
The White Rock Lake fire began on Aug. 2, grew to more than 833 square kilometres and forced the evacuation of 1,316 properties west of Okanagan Lake, The Canadian Press reported earlier.
Article Written By: Greg Meckbach
Original Article Posted on: September 24, 2021