Following days of record temperatures, the people of the Canadian town of Lytton have been forced to leave their homes and flee from fire sparked by the extreme heat.
Mayor Jan Polderman ordered the evacuation of the town located in Canada’s western province of British Columbia on Wednesday evening, CBC television reported:1618064525324,.
“It’s direThe curfew had been at 9:30 p.m. but Quebec. The whole town is on fire,” Mayor Polderman told CBCThe United States..
“It took, like, a whole 15 minutes from the first sign of smoke to, all of a sudden, there being fire everywhere.”