VIDEO: Canadian wildfire smoke blankets Washington, D.C.
From the Beltway to the Corn Belt, a high pressure system is lingering and keeping much-needed rain at bay.
Smoke continues to linger across parts of the United States as wildfires burn in Canada. RFD-TV Washington Bureau reporter and photographer Leo Brito captured these hazy images at our nation’s capitol.
From the Beltway to the Corn Belt, a high pressure system is lingering and keeping much-needed rain at bay. Our weather team says rain could hit the western and southern Corn Belt by the weekend.
The USDA Forest Service shared these photos on Twitter:
Firefighters from the U.S., including 14 fire suppression crews, 1 incident management team and 12 overhead personnel, are assisting on the Canadian wildfires. For information on fire activity in there, visit https://t.co/a1Vf1BMGv4 #CanadaWildfires #2023Wildfires @CIFFC pic.twitter.com/0gbWnzCAMS— USDA Forest Service (@forestservice) June 9, 2023
Fourteen fire suppression crews, an incident management team, and 12 overhead personnel from the U.S. are helping our neighbors up north work to contain the blazes.
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