evacuation

Kelowna forest fires push out 550 residents

Ravaged by wildfires back in 2009, Kelowna is dealing with fires once again this year as the summer winds down. The Canadian Press has the story: A forest fire has forced the evacuation of 550 people...

The Pentagon evacuates following a 6.0 magnitude earthquake

The Pentagon and U.S. Capitol building have been evacuated following a  6.0 magnitude earthquake that originated in Mineral, Virginia this morning. Tweets from Huffington Post Publisher, Ariana...

B.C. residents in central Interior warned to get ready to evacuate

HOUSTON, B.C. -- The entire B.C. central interior District of Houston was placed on evacuation alert Saturday as rising waters on Buck Creek threatened to burst a dike. All residents and businesses...

Canadian government evacuates Canadians from Fukushima Daiichi radiation zone

As Czech, French, and US planes flew into Japan today to evacuate nationals, Canada sent buses to take Canadians away from radiation-threatened areas in northeastern Japan. But Canada has stopped...