The Okanagan Ablaze again

The parallels to 2003 are growing more and more similar with each passing hour, as what started out as one blaze to the west of Kelowna on Saturday afternoon, had grown to three separate fires blazing through the tinder dry forests west of the city by night fall.

Water bombers, helicopters and fire department ground forces both forestry and municipal began to work the fire scene through the day, as flames whipped by Northwesterly winds quickly consumed large tracts of land…

(from  the blog a town called podunk, click on the link below to see the entire article … 2784600676 )-