With no real change in the weather, it being still cool, and coincidentally also being May 5th like today as I write this, you begin to lead the Captain and his soldiers into the forest. Engelhart, I expect, will keep a running conversation going with any of the Captain's questions and we don't need to go into that. The party marches along, with the players taking note that the followers are, occasionally seen talking privately to soldiers as you're moving along [presuming we haven't reached the peak of your paranoia, yet].
About half a mile from the lake camp, you come to the top of a rise, with Store Stokka a mere hundred yards towards the right. Reaching this point, you get a surprise.
Somewhere in the direction of Mimmarudla, you can see a great amount of smoke rising. You would guess this is a part of the forest that is burning. It is sending a long and thick plume that is skirting across the tops of the trees towards the lake, a distance of at least a mile, before the smoke dissipates.
As well, not far from where the lake camp would be, you can see a forty foot tower emerging to the tree-tops. Even with a glass, it is difficult to see if there is anyone on watch.
Apart from this, you're not close enough to see anything else that is unusual.