News Smokey Air Not a Concern SHARE ON: Mackenzie Read, contributor, Thursday, Jul. 12th, 2018 Photo supplied by: Jared Brunet The smoke in the air is not a concern to Timmins. The Timmins Fire Department says the smoke is blowing up from some of the some of the major forest fires in the Elk Lake area. Deputy Chief Ellard Beaven says the smoke is floating north because of some of the changes in temperature and wind direction. Beaven says the smoke should dissipate throughout the day.