Wildfire off Westside Rd

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Wildfire off Westside Rd

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Re: Wildfire off Westside Rd

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At least it should not be too difficult to figure out which genius is responsible for the Wildfire.
Publicly name them, fine them, and make an example....the bush is a Tinderbox at the moment.
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Third alarm now, rotary and fixed wing assets on the way, evacuations are going to be happening very soon if not all ready.
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How far down Westside road (sorry, can't see from where I am)?
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From the article ... Firefighters rushed to the highly visible fire at about 11:30 a.m. on Friday, off Spland Road.
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Command post is on Spland with assets on Diamond View and Spyglass so it's in that general vicinity from what I understand.
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Well that was good timing. Was about to make a house offer right there....time to look elsewhere
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LOL, stick with DT Kelowna, then; the community happens to be surrounded by wooded areas.
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Bird Dog should be overhead by now followed by tanker. Hope the folks with drones keep their toys GROUNDED...
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I hope they get a handle on it.

I can't believe someone was open burning right now. That's a special kind of stupid.
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kgcayenne wrote:I can't believe someone was open burning right now. That's a special kind of stupid.


For real? Where did you read this?
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Believe it: Ferri posted a link to the article; it is very clear.

A Castanet reporter on scene says it appears someone had been open burning and the flames spread. Firefighters have had to bring in a truck with water.


Further to that, the video on the main page shows a partly-burned pile of something with a long, partially-burned beam across the top of it.
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it looks like they thought they had a safe place to burn but forgot about sparks.
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ferri wrote:it looks like they thought they had a safe place to burn but forgot about sparks.


Well he should be charged with the full cost of this response plus any applicable fines.
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Re: Wildfire off Westside Rd

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Sounds like they're going to do a couple of retardant drops and then let a belly tank helicopter take over.
Seems that they may be getting a handle on that fire from what I can gather.

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