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Wildfire smoke saves orchard crops


August 19, 2009
By CBC News

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August 17, 2009 – Some B.C. fruit growers say the heavy smoke from a
series of wildfires earlier this summer may have provided an unexpected
benefit — saving some crops from the scorching sun.

August 17, 2009 – Some B.C. fruit growers say the heavy smoke from a series of wildfires earlier this summer may have provided an unexpected benefit — saving some crops from the scorching sun.

The forest fires flared up during a record-breaking heat wave that blanketed the province at the end of July, sending temperatures into the mid-30 C range.

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