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BC: Campground taking a financial hit from wildfires

(July 31, 2017) -- Lumsden says they've lost more than $40-thousand from campsite cancellations and a decline in restaurant revenue over the last month.

HEFFLEY LAKE, B.C. — Southern Interior campgrounds are taking a financial hit from the wildfires.

David Lumsden and his wife Gail run the Hitch N Rail Resort on Heffley Lake.

Lumsden says they’ve lost more than $40-thousand from campsite cancellations and a decline in restaurant revenue over the last month.

“For a lot of people it’s asthma concerns with the smoke as well as ongoing highway closures in the area,” said Lumsden.

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Rebecca Smith is a Wisconsin native currently living in Illinois with her husband, Eric, and two dogs, Maggie and Grace. She enjoys hiking, biking, kayaking and, of course, camping in cabins and park models.

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