Firefighters Hose Down Kids in North Vancouver Amid Record-Breaking Heat Wave

Firefighters in North Vancouver, British Columbia, opened up a firehose on elementary school students on Tuesday, June 29, as a record-breaking heat wave continued across the Pacific Northwest.

Footage captured by Cst Nicole Braithwaite at the Lynn Valley School shows a fire engine arcing a stream of water onto a lawn at the school.

The highest known temperature in Canada – 47.9 C (118.22 F) – was recorded in Lytton, British Columbia, on Monday, Environment Canada reported. Credit: Cst. Nicole Braithwaite via Storyful

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