Finlay Creek Fire

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Finlay Creek Fire

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Anyone know the situation?
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Re: Big Smoke South West of Peachland

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Not sure yet but there is activity at the base in Penticton. Heading North.
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Re: Big Smoke South West of Peachland

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JagXKR wrote:Not sure yet but there is activity at the base in Penticton. Heading North.

I just saw a plane head into the smoke,,probably the spotter..
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Re: Big Smoke South West of Peachland

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Here's what we have so far about this fire:
https://www.castanet.net/news/West-Kelo ... orted-fire
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Re: Big Smoke South West of Peachland

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I can see it and smell it here in ok mtn park
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Re: Big Smoke South West of Peachland

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Winds in Peachland 13 gusting to 28,,hum. around 15%,,temp 35 ish,,,,no way to feel good about this ! Crank those tankers and bombers up please.
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Re: Big Smoke South West of Peachland

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B212 on it's way and a Convair (55) just took off.
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Re: Big Smoke South West of Peachland

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Did we forget to blame smokers before we know the actual cause? You guys are slippin' :130:
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Re: Big Smoke South West of Peachland

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Enough already!

What part of "stay out of the back country with your fire making, unmaintained, hunks-o-junk" do people not understand?

Oh, right, they're A :cuss: les.
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Re: Big Smoke South West of Peachland

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Just came back from Summerland. Could see the smoke. It is VERY windy out there. Not good. I agree, get the air support out early.
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Re: Big Smoke South West of Peachland

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Air Spray Electra 498 loading up with the red stuff right now.
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Re: Big Smoke South West of Peachland

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BC Wildfire map shows a new fire on Garnet Valley Road, west across the lake from Okanagan Mtn Park, and closer to Summerland than Peachland. Is this the same one?

http://openmaps.gov.bc.ca/kml/wildfire/map.html

ETA: The updated map now shows the fire north of that location.
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Re: Big Smoke South West of Peachland

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Confirmed. Visual from my buddies house. Can see the smoke definitely near Summerland. Also see a heli in the area.
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Re: Big Smoke South West of Peachland

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https://www.castanet.net/edition/news-s ... htm#205689

A fire burning 7.5 kilometres southwest of Peachland, which is now being called the Finlay Creek fire, is currently estimated to be 10 hectares in size.


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