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News   July 18, 2017   by Adam Malik

Lordco assisting those affected by B.C. wildfires


Google Crisis Response shows where fires are currently burning in British Columbia.

Lordco is feeling the impact of the wildfires throughout British Columbia first-hand.

Its 100 Mile House and Cache Creek locations have been affected by the evacuation and the B.C.-based automotive parts distributor and retailer is supporting its employees of the affected areas, and has made donations to help fund firefighting efforts. Lordco made a $25,000 contribution to the Canadian Red Cross, plus $10,000 to the Emergency Operations Centre (EOC) to help fund supplies, safety equipment and required product to help aid their efforts, it said in an announcement.

The province has declared a state of emergency with more than 230 fires burning and 14,000 evacuees have left their homes and places of employment. There are 1,300 firefighters are working to help reduce the stress of the blazes.

Donations to the Canadian Red Cross can be made here: https://goo.gl/jBferc.

 

 


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