iN PHOTOS: These scenes from the 2017 Okanagan Mountain Park fire reminiscent of 2003 fire

Image Credit: SUBMITTED/Nicole Hemeon NKS Photography

PEACHLAND - Were you here in the Okanagan in August and September of 2003?

If you were, some of these photos might remind of you of the days watching the impending destruction slowly making its way from near Rattlesnake Island all the way into the south slopes of Kelowna before burning 239 homes. It would consume 239 square kilometres of dry parkland forest by the end. 

The 2017 Okanagan Mountain Park fire won't make it that far, even though B.C. Wildfire has decided to let it run its course. The cause is so far undetermined but is human caused. 

Thanks to Nicole Hemeon of NKS Photography for sharing. If you have any pictures be sure to send them to us. 

Image Credit: SUBMITTED/Nicole Hemeon NKS Photography

Image Credit: SUBMITTED/Nicole Hemeon NKS Photography

Image Credit: SUBMITTED/Nicole Hemeon NKS Photography

 


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