Fire on Knox mountain

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Fire on Knox mountain

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A fire just started on knox mountain fire truck roared up the hill and more coming.Why isn't that park closed?
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It was closed earlier - but only to vehicle traffic - even though not many cars start forest fires.
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it looks to be on back side the dog park 11 trucks and heli on scene .
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I live nearby and am currently watching it. Seems to be growing, helicopters are flying above now. Lets hope it gets contained. Cheers to any firefighters and others assisting on the scene!
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If this one is human caused I will just about lose my poop.

Too many idiots.....
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People are bound & determined to burn up as much of BC as they can.
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lightspeed wrote:If this one is human caused I will just about lose my poop.

Too many idiots.....


No lightning in the area, so next possibility that's right stupid as :cuss: hole human.
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With the recent blowtorching blowhard I wouldn't be surprised if this one was also intentional. Would be infuriating as well...
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If this one proves to be arson, it will be about time to catch a culprit in action, and burn them at the stake, as a future deterrent to others. :thumbsdown:
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Looking down Richter it looks like it started just above the road, or right beside it.
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I'm going to go way out on a limb with this and say an idiot is to blame.
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maple leaf wrote:A fire just started on knox mountain fire truck roared up the hill and more coming.Why isn't that park closed?


It is.
People choose to ignore that fact.

I'm actually surprised this is the only one this weekend....with tens of thousands of people attending COG, and a lot of them probably 'camping out' - I was afraid it would be worse.
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Looking at a close up on Castanet home page, looks like it is a ways beyond the road.
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Looks like it is under control and the helicopter buckets have thinned out.
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Old Techie wrote:If this one proves to be arson, it will be about time to catch a culprit in action, and burn them at the stake, as a future deterrent to others. :thumbsdown:


Round them all up and set fire to them down at the site of the new Tourism Centre.

Broadcast it live online. Saturday night entertainment for the locals.

Prod the culprits with pitchforks as they writhe and scream.

The exposure might keep more of our annual influx of brain dead genius "visitors" away.
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