Saturday, early afternoon. A smoke advisory was issued Saturday for Nicola: In most fire seasons, there are occasions when smoke from forest fires is carried into our region. Under these conditions, smoke concentrations may vary dramatically over short periods and over small distances. This advisory will remain in effect until further notice.

Provincial state of emergency. With the wildfire situation on Friday, the Province took the extraordinary measure of declaring a provincial state of emergency, which gives agencies such as Emergency Mgt BC, the Fire Commissioner, Ministry of Forests and the RCMP authority under the Emergency Program Act to take every action necessary to fight these wildfires and protect residents and communities…

Read full issue Merritt Morning Market 3027 – July 10

Or read on Scribd