Tag Archives: Canada

Colorado, Wyoming Firefighters Help Fight Canadian Wildfires

100 firefighters from five crews     DENVER (AP) — Firefighters from Colorado and Wyoming will help battle wildfires burning in Canada. One hundred firefighters from five crews — three from Colorado and two from Wyoming — left Denver on ...

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Alberta Wildfire Evacuees Return Home

Thousands now able to return home     Kaylen Small, Karen Bartko and Jessica Vomiero, Global News HIGH LEVEL, Alberta (Global News) – Thousands of High Level residents, who were evacuated nearly two weeks ago because of ongoing wildfires in ...

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Nova Scotia Firefighters Head to Alberta Wildfire

About 20 firefighters left on Thursday     CBC News NOVA SCOTIA (CBC News) – With two weeks’ worth of gear stuffed into heavy yellow duffel bags, about 20 specially trained Nova Scotia firefighters left the province Thursday morning to ...

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Northern Alberta Wildfire Ranked at Highest Danger Level

Wildfire near High Level is expected to worsen     CBC ALBERTA (CBC News) – An out-of-control wildfire burning Tuesday near a town in northwestern Alberta is rated at the highest possible danger level, and the dry, windy weather means ...

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Crews Make Progress on British Columbia Wildfire

Fire threatened Fraser Lake and Lejac     CBC News BRITISH COLUMBIA (CBC News) – Firefighters in central British Columbia have made significant progress in containing a wildfire burning west of Prince George on Sunday, during the busiest weekend this ...

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Fire Whirl Grabs Hoseline in Canada

Firefighters wrestle the wind for hoseline     Guardian News – Firefighters in British Columbia, Canada, lose control of their hose as it is sucked into the sky by high winds near a fire whirl. Fire officials say the whirlwind ...

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Wildfires Lead to State of Emergency in British Columbia

Over 560 wildfres are burning across the province     VICTORIA, British Columbia (AP) — The Canadian province of British Columbia has declared a state of emergency due to hundreds of wildfires burning across the Pacific Coast province. Public Safety ...

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Minnesota Wildfire Spreads into Canada

Crews contain 1,500-acre Clow Fire     LANCASTER, Minn. (AP) — A wildfire in northwestern Minnesota spread into Canada and scorched nearly 2 ½ square miles of grassland. The 1,500-acre Clow Fire began about midday Tuesday and was deemed contained ...

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Alberta 2017 Wildfire Season

A look back with Peace Helitack Crew 5     Miles Ladd – Just a short highlight video of Peace Helitack Crew 5’s adventures this summer from northern Alberta to Helena Montana

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Slave Lake Unit Crew 2017

A look back at the Alberta wildfire season     Cubes – A summary of the 2017 wildfire season for the Slave Lake (Muskwa) Unit Crew in Alberta. Inside Alberta, we worked all over the Slave Lake district, Livingstone Gap, ...

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