Archive of posts tagged "forest fires"

Metro Vancouver Air Quality Advisory Due to Wildfire Smoke

Monday, July 6th, 2015 — 8:32am PDT
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Haze and smoke over Vancouver this morning. Metro Vancouver Air Quality Advisory Due to Wildfire Smoke – July 6, 2015 in Vancouver, BC.

Orange Morning Sky in Vancouver

Sunday, July 5th, 2015 — 9:25am PDT
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Photos of the eerily dark morning in Vancouver on July 5, 2015. The orange morning sky in Vancouver is due to forest fires across BC.

Current Campfire Bans in BC

Wednesday, June 10th, 2015 — 10:14am PDT
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The dry weather means that more people will be hitting the road to find a camping spot this summer but it also means that our forests will have a high fire risk. In susceptible areas of the province, new fires will start easily, spread rapidly, and challenge fire suppression efforts. Before you head out to […]

Vancouver Haze, Wildfire Smoke Clouds Over City

Thursday, August 5th, 2010 — 9:34pm PDT
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There are many reasons why a haze or smoggy cloud could hang above Vancouver refusing to budge. The warm summer air, pollution, or lack of a breeze coming off the water. However the source of our hidden sunsets in recent days has been smoke from wildfires that rage on within BC. This evening Darren Barefoot […]

How to be Fire Safe this Summer in BC

Wednesday, July 21st, 2010 — 2:06pm PDT
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This Friday campfires will be banned in all BC Parks due to the dry conditions of forest timber. The ban includes most of Vancouver Island, except a two-kilometre stretch along the island’s outer coast, and spans the mainland from the Lower Mainland to the Coast Mountains [CBC News]. Photo credit: John Bollwitt on Flickr It […]