May 25, 2020

Grand Forks TV

video for Grand Forks BC

Lightning Keeps Fire Rescue Busy

This afternoon we had a torrential downpour accompanied by Hail, Thunder and Lightning. The lightning ignited something flammable up on the mountain side above the old rail grade above College Road in the west end of the valley. (just across from the USCC Hall).

Because of the location it was up to the younger members of the Grand Forks Fire Rescue service to backpack tools and water up to the site and put it out. Watch below: