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Preparing for fire season, six skimmers land in Kamloops, BCWS says

Preparing for fire season, six skimmers land in Kamloops, BCWS says
The BC Wildfire Service is preparing for fire season, with the arrival of a half-dozen aircraft at the Kamloops Airport.

The six “skimmer” planes arrived in the Tournament Capital on Friday afternoon, according to BCWS.According to BCWS, the planes work in groups of four to continuously drop water on active hot spots.More Kamloops News RECENT STORIES Providing a safe place Vernon - 9:00 am Twitter searches for its soul Business - 8:46 am Poll: Papal visit Poll - 7:30 am Mental health for refugees Canada - 7:22 am Whales being harassed?BC Coast - 7:09 am More Top Stories > h2 Benny Kamloops SPCA > Actor Fred Ward has died, aged 79 Shoot your shot Kid has wholesome reaction when surprised by little sister Weekend Dose Gwyneth Paltrow comes clean on luxury diapers © 2022 Castanet.

net Make Castanet Your Homepage News Tips Advertising Contact UsEach aircraft can scoop up to 3,025 litres of water in 15 seconds, BCWS said in a tweet on Friday.

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