Smoke signals Kamloops Airport staff to call firefighters

Kamloops firefighters Jason Mortimer (left) and Wes Reid extinguished a fire on the south shore of the Thompson River, just past the Domtar pulp mill’s settling ponds, late Wednesday afternoon.

It appeared to be personal possessions burning in a pile when firefighters arrived.

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There were no people in the area.

Staff in the Kamloops Airport tower across the river saw the smoke and called Kamloops Fire Rescue.

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