The view from the window is back to normal, almost…
It’s still hazy, hanging all down through the valley, but I can’t see any plumes right now, over at Goats Peak Mountain. That’s not to say "it’s OK to take your eye off the ball" though, eh…
I also took the missus to work and Rose Valley is a lot clearer. I think, most of the smoky haze is now being blown in from Fintry, which now stands at around 1300 hectares, but I’m trying to find out for certain.
The reports are saying around half of the evacuees have been allowed back, mostly the ones from the Glenrosa area. The Rose Valley evacuees are still waiting however. So, let’s not forget them.
Interesting piece from the Kelowna Daily Courier;
Carelessness or something more sinister is believed to have caused the wildfires burning in West Kelowna, officials said Monday. “All three fires, we believe, are human caused,” Rob Moore of the B.C. Forestry Service said.
Read Article @ http://tinyurl.com/la79bv
"Something more sinister"? Interesting….
Oh and the highway is back open, apparently.
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