here is the webcam address so you can "see" what we are looking at
we have been fortunate so far and that we have only stopped giving horseback rides, otherwise everything has been up and running like normal. Today is the first day we have had any smoke and when the wind does pick up it is supposed to blow today's smoke away from us.
If you want more information about the fire go to www.boreal.org and they will have links to the offical fire updates. They update boreal as soon as they get any new information.
Mom is right in saying that we have been working hard on a very limited staff. The only way we are able to serve this many people is because we have an unbelievably incredible staff and our vendors have really been there for us. Upper Lakes Food has been especially helpfull. They have offered to send up a truck in case our refrigeration isn't big enough for the food orders we are putting in. Fortuntely because we are serving so many people the food, especially the perishable food, isn't in our kitchen for more than
The Police Department is issuing a mandatory evacuation on NORTH GUNFLINT LAKE. This is purely a preventative measure as the forest service would like to do a safety burn between north gunflint lake and where the fire is to the north. This is only being done as a safety issue. Currently (as of 12:30 PM) North Gunflint Lake is not threatened by fire.
I hope this helps. I just want to give you up to date info. for more official and current info go to www.boreal.org