Where There's Fire There's Smoke

Real Estate Agent with Mapleridge Realty, CT 203-206-0754 REB.0759001

Where There's Fire There's Smoke

The wildfires in Canada are causing a lot of destruction and its effects are being felt across the Eastern part of our country.

Here in New England, the smoke has made its presence known, and the air quality has been terrible. On any given day there is the smell of burning wood in the air.

This evening, we had an overcast sky, and the haze was heavy.

At 5:30 we had a most unusual view of the sun through the haze.

Where There's Fire There's Smoke

What should have been a typical sun getting ready to set, but not for another couple of hours was an orange ball.

Mother Nature can't be pleased with the effects of the fire on her sky.

Where There's Fire There's Smoke

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Comments (19)

Bill Salvatore - East Valley
Arizona Elite Properties - Chandler, AZ
Realtor - 602-999-0952 / em: golfArizona@cox.net

Thank you for sharing the information. Wishing you continued

success. Have a wonderful day and sell a house. bill

Jun 07, 2023 04:38 AM
Michael Jacobs
Pasadena, CA
Los Angeles Pasadena 818.516.4393

Hello Ed - sad news.  

Jun 07, 2023 04:54 AM
Dorie Dillard Austin TX
Coldwell Banker Realty ~ 512.750.6899 - Austin, TX
NW Austin ~ Canyon Creek and Spicewood/Balcones

Good morning Ed,

I've been hearing about the effects your part of the country has been feeling from the wildfires in Canada. Hopefully soon they will abate and you will have clear skies again.

Jun 07, 2023 05:12 AM
Nina Hollander, Broker
Coldwell Banker Realty - Charlotte, NC
Your Greater Charlotte Realtor

Good morning, Ed... I've been following this news and it sounds terrible. Charlotte is being affected somewhat, but not to the degree you are.

Jun 07, 2023 05:31 AM
Brian England
Ambrose Realty Management LLC - Gilbert, AZ
MBA, GRI, REALTOR® Real Estate in East Valley AZ

Wow, that looks incredible!  I am sorry to hear about the wildfires, I had not heard about them before now.

Jun 07, 2023 05:56 AM
Wayne Martin
Wayne M Martin - Chicago, IL
Real Estate Broker - Retired

Good morning Ed. Not pleasant to have to deal with smoke. I ca say that form experience and hopefully never again. Good luck! Enjoy your day.

Jun 07, 2023 06:04 AM
Nick Vandekar, 610-203-4543
Long & Foster Real Estate Inc 610-225-7400 - Devon, PA
Selling the Main Line & Chester County

I saw the same thing this morning as the sun was rising and we also have the smell of wood smoke in the air. 

Jun 07, 2023 06:07 AM
Jeffrey DiMuria 321.223.6253 Waves Realty
Waves Realty - Melbourne, FL
Florida Space Coast Homes

They said because of these fires, NYC now has the worst air quality of any city in the world. I knew if we tried hard enough we could beat China at something. 

Jun 07, 2023 06:31 AM
George Souto
George Souto NMLS #65149 FHA, CHFA, VA Mortgages - Middletown, CT
Your Connecticut Mortgage Expert

Ed the sky has had a very eerie feeling to it for several days now.

Jun 07, 2023 07:58 AM
Kat Palmiotti
406-270-3667, kat@thehousekat.com, Broker/REALTOR® - Kalispell, MT
Helping your Montana dreams take root

Yes, in the late summer we often have those days with smoke from Canada, washington, etc. I am always happy all I have to deal with is smoke and not the fire it's coming from.

Jun 07, 2023 09:51 AM
Joan Cox
House to Home, Inc. - Denver Real Estate - 720-231-6373 - Denver, CO
Denver Real Estate - Selling One Home at a Time

Ed, just hope that fire stays north of you!   We had really bad smoke from Alberta a couple weeks ago too, worst air quality.   

Jun 07, 2023 11:02 AM
Wanda Kubat-Nerdin - Wanda Can!
Red Rock Real Estate (435) 632-9374 - St. George, UT
St. George Utah Area Residential Sales Agent

My heart breaks for the devastating effects such as loss of wildlife, timber, potential properties from the 400 wildfires raging across Canada. The poor air quality as well. Praying you all get relief from the poor air quality and the fires are extinguished, Ed!

Jun 07, 2023 04:08 PM
Jeff Dowler, CRS
eXp Realty of California, Inc. - Carlsbad, CA
The Southern California Relocation Dude

Hi Ed:

The stories of the Canadian fires and the destruction are horrific. It's amazing the broad geographic area and the millions of people these fires are negatively affecting in Canada and the US. Hopefully things will improve soon but I suspect it may be a while.


Jun 07, 2023 05:12 PM
Myrl Jeffcoat
Sacramento, CA
Greater Sacramento Realtor - Retired

The national news has been covering how the East Coast is suffering from Canadian wild fire smoke.  Stay safe, Ed.

Jun 07, 2023 05:47 PM
Kathy Streib
Cypress, TX
Home Stager/Redesign

Hi Ed- I saw the orange sky on some of the news videos today!  We don't have the smoke here but we've had several days of poor air quality because of the Ozone layer. 

Jun 07, 2023 06:46 PM
Roy Kelley
Retired - Gaithersburg, MD

We have sunny day in Maryland but a code red air quality alert. 

Dolores and I will limit out time outdoors today and tomorrow.

Jun 08, 2023 06:29 AM
Mark Don McInnes, Sandpoint-Idaho
Sandpoint Realty LLC - Sandpoint, ID
North Idaho Real Estate - 208-255.6227

We have wild fires and smoke here in North Idaho yearly.  Just some years worse than others.  Can stem from Washington, Canadian, Montana, and Idaho fires.  Seems to filter thru as if a funnel.  Take care in staying inside as much as possible.  mdm

Jun 09, 2023 01:50 PM
Andrew Mooers | 207.532.6573
Northern Maine Real Estate-Aroostook County Broker

No smoke, no fires in water logged Maine Ed. Worried about the planted crops and farmers fear seed is going to drown, rot out. Weather impacts our life feel badly for all the lost timber, the effort of all those fire fighters doing a dangerous job.

Jun 10, 2023 06:54 AM
Sam Shueh
(408) 425-1601 - San Jose, CA
mba, cdpe, reopro, pe

The bad memories from past years summer fire in California lingers. Insurance company does not even insure this area anymore. Utilities rates are now one of the highest in the country.  $500 ac bill in San Francisco Bay .... 

Jun 13, 2023 07:45 AM