Global News published this video item, entitled “Wildfire triples in size in BC’s Okanagan; Health concerns over smoky skies” – below is their description.
The Nk’Mip Creek wildfire has tripled in size, stoked by high temperatures and wind speeds. Fire crews are working through the night to protect critical infrastructures.
Lauren Pullen reports on where reinforcement is coming from and speaks with one woman whose family restaurant is being threatened by the flames. Smoke from the wildfires is choking cities east of British Columbia.
Heather Yourex-West explains the physical and mental health impacts of the poor air quality and why smoky summers may become the new normal.
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