PHOTOS: Abbotsford from above after destructive flooding

A fire at Four Seasons RV belched black smoke into the skies on Wednesday (Nov. 7) morning. (Ben Lypka/Abbotsford News)A fire at Four Seasons RV belched black smoke into the skies on Wednesday (Nov. 7) morning. (Ben Lypka/Abbotsford News)
Flooding in north Abbotsford. (Ben Lypka/Abbotsford News)Flooding in north Abbotsford. (Ben Lypka/Abbotsford News)
Flooding off of Bateman Road. (Ben Lypka/Abbotsford News)Flooding off of Bateman Road. (Ben Lypka/Abbotsford News)
Flooding near Highway 11. (Ben Lypka/Abbotsford News)Flooding near Highway 11. (Ben Lypka/Abbotsford News)
Sumas Prairie under water. (Ben Lypka/Abbotsford News)Sumas Prairie under water. (Ben Lypka/Abbotsford News)
Sumas Prairie under water. (Ben Lypka/Abbotsford News)Sumas Prairie under water. (Ben Lypka/Abbotsford News)
A fire at Four Seasons RV on Wednesday morning. (Ben Lypka/Abbotsford News)A fire at Four Seasons RV on Wednesday morning. (Ben Lypka/Abbotsford News)
Sumas Prairie under water. (Ben Lypka/Abbotsford News)Sumas Prairie under water. (Ben Lypka/Abbotsford News)
Sumas Prairie under water. (Ben Lypka/Abbotsford News)
Sumas Prairie under water. (Ben Lypka/Abbotsford News)Sumas Prairie under water. (Ben Lypka/Abbotsford News)
Sumas Prairie under water. (Ben Lypka/Abbotsford News)Sumas Prairie under water. (Ben Lypka/Abbotsford News)
Sumas Prairie under water. (Ben Lypka/Abbotsford News)Sumas Prairie under water. (Ben Lypka/Abbotsford News)
Sumas Prairie under water. (Ben Lypka/Abbotsford News)Sumas Prairie under water. (Ben Lypka/Abbotsford News)
The view from near Chilliwack towards Abbotsford. (Ben Lypka/Abbotsford News)The view from near Chilliwack towards Abbotsford. (Ben Lypka/Abbotsford News)

Abbotsford News reporter Ben Lypka had the opportunity to survey some of the scenes of a flood ravaged Abbotsford from an airplane on Wednesday (Nov. 17) morning.

A fire was burning at Four Seasons RV Rentals on Wednesday morning, filling the skies with a significant amount of black smoke.

South Abbotsford, Highway 11 and parts of Chilliwack were observed on the flight.

Read the Twitter thread below for video footage from the air.

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