Aaron Williams returned to his hometown of Prince Rupert on Oct. 26 for the last stop on his book tour. (Keili Bartlett/The Northern View)

Aaron Williams returned to his hometown of Prince Rupert on Oct. 26 for the last stop on his book tour. (Keili Bartlett/The Northern View)

VIDEO: Hometown author reads to Rupert crowd

Watch author Aaron Williams read a section of his debut novel, Chasing Smoke: A Wildfire Memoir, to a crowd in Prince Rupert on Oct. 26.

Aaron Williams read from his debut novel, Chasing Smoke: A Wildfire Memoir, to a packed room at the Prince Rupert Library on Oct. 26.

Williams’s hometown was the last stop on his book tour, with a large crowd of Rupertites, friends and family filling every seat and some standing.

Chasing Smoke was put on shelves last week by Harbour Publishing, and chronicles Williams’s 2014 wildfire season. Williams was a firefighter for a total of 10 seasons, most recently during the 2017 summer season in B.C.

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