Fire in Kelowna, British Columbia

Fire in British Columbia

21 July 2009

A large area of smoke from wildfires (red dot) north of Kelowna, British Columbia can be seen in this GOES-11 satellite image. About 11,000 residents of a subdivision have been evacuated on 19 July as reported by CBS news.

IMAGE D6140: GOES-11 <> Image Type=combined <> 7/20/2009 1:30 UTC.


The current situation in Canada is covered by a number of detailed reports (see GFMC Media web page):



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