Roughly a dozen properties in a popular southern BC recreational community have been destroyed as the simmering Downton Lake wildfire, 110 kilometers northwest of Whistler, has taken a devastating run. Sparked on July 13, fire suddenly flared Monday.

Roughly a dozen properties in a popular southern BC recreational community have been destroyed as the simmering Downton Lake wildfire, 110 kilometers northwest of Whistler, has taken a devastating run. Sparked on July 13, fire suddenly flared Monday.