Fire has destroyed the floating Knight Inlet Lodge, sending guests and staff scrambling to boats to escape the flames. The lodge is located 80 kilometres north of Campbell River at Glendale Cove, 60 kilometres from the mouth of Knight Inlet. The area is home to one of the largest concentrations of grizzly bears in B.C. The fire comes in the peak fall bear viewing season, when bears gather to feed on salmon returning to the Glendale River.
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