KAMLOOPS, B.C. — A look at some of the key developments Monday in the battle against wildfires in British Columbia:
— About 300 firefighters and support staff from Alberta, Saskatchewan, Ontario and New Brunswick started to arrive to help relieve B.C. crews.
— About 1,000 firefighters from B.C. have been involved in fighting the fires.
— Provincial authorities say more than 215 fires were burning, with 29 breaking out on Sunday.
— Fires have scorched about 400 square kilometres of land and more than 14,000 people have been forced to leave their homes.
— Four tonnes of supplies arrived from Fort McMurray, Alta., including wrapped and sealed water, Gatorade and baby supplies.
— Public Safety Minister Ralph Goodale said B.C. requested 3,000 cots and 3,000 blankets from federal stockpiles, which have been delivered to Prince George.
— Canadian Armed Forces air support will be used for emergency evacuations and to move firefighters, emergency officials and equipment around the fire zone.
— BC Hydro reports significant damage to electrical infrastructure in the Interior.
— The largest blaze covered more than 60 square kilometres near Ashcroft, about 90 kilometres from Kamloops.
The Canadian Press