The Canadian Press

2015-08-25 | Wildfires BC

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A homeless shelter in B-C is accommodating people who can't easily avoid the smoke from Washington state wildfires. The Kelowna Gospel Mission is staying open during the day so people can breathe filtered air. Executive director Randy Benson says the smoke is so thick it is hazardous to people's health. (Metro Vancouver has cancelled its air quality advisory warning, but provincial fire forecasters say most of southern B-C is expected to remain hazy for several days.)

Date: 2015-08-25
Placeline: KELOWNA, British Columbia.
Source: The Canadian Press
Length: 18 seconds

Transcript Prediction: << a lot of people that we serve the homeless people already have compromised immune systems and they're dealing with it with various challenges so for them breathing and sore eyes and and sinuses can be a real problem so we what we do is we basically open our doors >>