Wildfire Held

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Leaving school at day’s end yesterday, billows of white and tan smoke filled the blue sky south from High Level. Product at the Norbord strand-board plant burned. An order for evacuation of residents nearest the plant saw RCMP moving home to home asking people to leave the area. Residents were able to return home at noon today. They were to remain on immediate alert in case the currently held 3 hectare wildfire threatened with a change in weather conditions. Firefighters, slinging-helicopters and a water-bomber team all fought yesterday’s blaze from late afternoon until late in the evening.

Listening to – Sleeping At Last’s version of ‘The Safety Dance,’ Chris Garneau’s ‘The Leaving Song,’ Matthew Perryman-Jones’ ‘O Theo,’ Peter Bradley Adams’ ‘Be Still My Heart,’ One Republic’s ‘Ordinary Human,’ Lily and Madeleine’s ‘Things I’ll Later Lose’ and Ross Copperman’s ‘Holding On and Letting Go.’

Quote to Consider – ‘All photographs are accurate. None of them is the truth.’ – Richard Avedon

  4 comments for “Wildfire Held

  1. LB
    May 8, 2016 at 5:54 PM

    Incredible images!

    The billowing smoke surely shows how small the houses are, and I love seeing the tankers flying through the smoke.

    • May 14, 2016 at 8:26 AM

      Thanks Laurie:

      We’re grateful that the 80 firefighters involved were able to contain the fire and limit its destruction. Have you been watching what’s been happening in Fort McMurray? That’s real devastation.

      😉

  2. May 15, 2016 at 12:57 AM

    Been watching Canada and McMurry on TV, hope all is well in your neck of the woods.
    Jim

    • May 15, 2016 at 10:20 AM

      Thanks, Jim:

      We’re doing alright … and we have the summer to move through. Fingers crossed.

      Take care. 😉

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