Six Nations warned take precautions as forest fires heavy smoke drifts in area

By Lisa Iesse Writer SIX NATIONS OF THE GRAND RIVER – As heavy smoke from hundreds of forest fires drifts across the stratosphere, schools cancel outdoor activities and the public is warned to keep indoors. In Six Nations and surrounding regions, the sun continues to shine bright, no clouds or rain in sight for weeks now, but in place of blue skies, smoke hangs heavy in the air. It continues to accumulate. Many community members are complaining of the smell of smoke, and health affects such as trouble breathing, abdominal pains, itchy eyes, aggravated  airways, and other concerning symptoms. Even the moon and the sun seem to be experiencing symptoms of the wildfire’s smoke. Many people have noticed the reddish orange colour of the moon in the last few days,…

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