Tag Archives: Canada

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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Wildfires Cause Nearly 40,000 to Evacuate in British Columbia

Entire city of Williams Lake ordered to evacuate   CBC News video   KAMLOOPS, British Columbia (AP) — Fast-moving wildfires in British Columbia have forced nearly 40,000 people to leave their homes and residents are flooding into crowded evacuation centers ...

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3,000 Flee Wildfire in British Columbia

Evacuations ordered around 100 Mile House   100 MILE HOUSE, British Columbia (AP) — As many as 3,000 residents in central British Columbia have been told to evacuate as a wind-fanned wildfire grows closer. Cariboo Regional District chairman Al Richmond ...

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Fort McMurray Struggles One Year after Wildfire

First anniversary of disaster approaches   AFP News Agency – In May 2016, a wildfire devastated the Western Canadian region of Fort McMurray, leaving thousands without homes. As the first anniversary of the disaster approaches, the community is still struggling ...

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North Peace Smokejumpers

A look at the BCFS Para-attack Program   North Peace Smokejumpers – Assembled by CJ a few summers ago. For more recent information head to over to smokejumper.ca

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