It’s Wildfire season all over the western part of North America. California has historic wildfires. BC has over 600 burning right now. Just the other day they declared a province-wide state of emergency.
3 years ago we had out first bout with being smoked in. You can see things from that summer at the bottom of this post .
Now it’s 2018.
Even though I’d purchased an air cleaner last summer, I still had furnace filters to tape to my fan so I built another air cleaner like I did in 2015. The pic below was taken Wednesday. I put the new filter on on Sunday.
To get an idea of how much smoke there is in the air in out valley I took a few more pics.
A few nights ago I was out with the dogs and realized with all the smoke particles in the air a flashlight beam would be visible. So I set up a rig and took some pictures.
My first picture I took using my phone and it was completely black. So I went to get my DSLR and took some long exposure shots.
The last time it was this bad in our valley was 2015.
I found breathing was getting to be difficult and since we didn’t have an air cleaning system I went online to find out how to build one.
Then a few days later I had to switch the filter because it was pretty foul.