Smoke eases up ‘a little bit’
Tuesday, July 31, 2012 - 08:00
Sandy Lake First Nation evacuees arrive Monday afternoon at Thunder Bay airport. About 300 of the community’s 2,650 residents are in the city due to smoky conditions caused by nearby forest fires. (Sandi Krasowski)
Scattered rainfall across much of Northwestern Ontario has settled some of the smoke from forest fires burning in the remote North.