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October 27, 2017 3:48 pm

Smoky Skies Bulletin Rescinded for Prince George

Friday, August 25, 2017 @ 3:42 PM

Prince George, B.C.- The smoky skies bulletin  issued for Prince George on August 3rd has been lifted.

This was the second bulletin issued this summer because of wildfire smoke  drifting into the community, the first was  issued  July 11th and  it was rescinded July 24th.

The smoke  had,  at times,  been so thick  it drove the  level of fine particulates   20 times  higher than the provincial target .

During the BCNE,   smoke drifted into the community making  sunlight, hazy. ( see photo at right)

Areas still under a smoky skies bulletin are:

Quesnel,   Williams Lake,  100 Mile,  Boundary, North Thompson, Okanagan and South Thompson




still smells a bit like an ashtray. Thanks to all the firefighters.

    When did forest fire smoke start smelling like tobacco smoke?

      Must be think’in that other smoke. Wonder how many grow-ops went up in smoke. I bet a few….

      Grizzly2, on the Friday free for all in regards to my comment asking why people were having campfires in their backyards within city limits when there was an air quality advisory in effect, you said, “Uh, because the ban for the City was lifted, and good ‘ol campfire smoke aka firepit is nice.”

      The ban may have been lifted but the air quality advisory dictates that no backyard campfires are permitted. That’s a city bylaw.

      Ah well, had a great wiener roast, LOL!

Did they put the smoldering pellet bin fire out at Pacific Bioenergy yet?

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