The campfire ban is now officially in effect. All fires are banned in our area and the fire rating is at Extreme. Please use extreme caution if you are in the back woods.
News 1130 quoted one BCIT expert about the fire season.
this year’s forest fire season will be as bad as it was in 2003 when a massive blaze near Kelowna forced tens of thousands from their homes, burning 25,000 hectares of land.
Evan Hammond at the Peak mentioned this on The Peak. Our bomber is sitting on land right now while the province pays $3 million a day in firefighting costs she could be in the air for $8000 a day.