Sask. doubles down on firefighters sent to B.C.

Saskatchewan has dispatched three aircraft to assist in fighting fires in British Columbia. (Submitted by Government of Saskatchewan)

By CBC News, July 12, 2017 

20 more firefighters sent to battle fires that have displaced more than 14,000 people

Saskatchewan will double its contribution of firefighters being sent to help battle fires burning across British Columbia.

Twenty firefighters were sent to Kamloops, B.C., on Tuesday. An additional 20 will be joining them on Thursday.

As well, two air tankers and another aircraft with support staff were sent to B.C. on Saturday.

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