Canada: 12,000 lightning strikes spark at least 136 wildfires in British Columbia

Over 130 wildfires sparked by lightning are burning across western Canada following a record-breaking heatwave. Canada’s federal government said it would send military aircraft to help crews battling the fires in the province of British Columbia. Earlier this week, people had to flee the village of Lytton. Lytton, which recorded Canada’s highest ever temperature of […]