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Saturday August 29th 2015

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New wildfire policy in the works after Brad Wall’s trip to northern Saskatchewan – CBC.ca


CBC.ca

New wildfire policy in the works after Brad Wall's trip to northern Saskatchewan
CBC.ca
Premier Brad Wall has been making his rounds in northern Saskatchewan this week. On Thursday, Wall made his first northern stop in Prince Albert with Minister of Environment, Herb Cox, to debrief about the summer wildfires that engulfed the province in

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Posted on 29 August 2015 | 9:32 am

UPDATE: Displaced residents in Chiniak allowed to return home – KTUU.com


KTUU.com

UPDATE: Displaced residents in Chiniak allowed to return home
KTUU.com
Emergency personnel are continuing firefighting operations in Chiniak following a wildfire that occurred in the area Thursday night, Kodiak police said. Officials from the Division of Forestry are still investigating the cause. The fire has burned
Wildfire destroys homes in Kodiak Island village, prompts evacuation advisoryAlaska Dispatch News
Wildfire burns library, homes in Kodiak's Chiniak areaFairbanks Daily News-Miner
Wildfire near Kodiak claims small community library, forces evacuationKtoo

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Posted on 29 August 2015 | 5:01 am

Heart Butte evacuation ordered due to wildfire – KRTV Great Falls News


The Missoulian

Heart Butte evacuation ordered due to wildfire
KRTV Great Falls News
Blackfeet Tribe officials have called for an evacuation of the community of Heart Butte due to a wildfire that is burning west of town. A letter from the Blackfeet Tribal Business Council has ordered the evacuation of all residences in Heart Butte
Wildfire prompts evacuations in Heart ButteThe Missoulian
Evacuation order issued for Heart Butte as wildfire approachesKXLH Helena News

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Posted on 29 August 2015 | 1:00 am

Properties ordered evacuated as 37-square-kilometre wildfire burns in BC – CTV News


CTV News

Properties ordered evacuated as 37-square-kilometre wildfire burns in BC
CTV News
OLIVER, B.C. — A wind-fuelled wildfire in British Columbia's southern Okanagan has forced authorities to order the evacuation of 27 properties, although no homes were threatened Friday. The 37-square-kilometre Testalinden Creek fire was discovered Aug.
BC fires: 27 properties ordered evacuated near OliverCBC.ca
Okanagan-Similkameen Residents Ordered Evacuated As Wildfire Burns In B.C.Huffington Post Canada
Wildfire flareup: Oliver area residents under evacuation orderGlobalnews.ca

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Posted on 28 August 2015 | 11:28 pm

Worsening Wildfire Seasons Tax The Forest Service – NPR


NPR

Worsening Wildfire Seasons Tax The Forest Service
NPR
This has been one of the worst — and most expensive — wildfire seasons ever in the Northwest, where climate change and a history of suppressing wildfires have created a dangerous buildup of fuels. With fires burning hotter and more intense, there are …
Okanogan wildfire grows by 22 square miles; at least 94 homes and cabins destroyedQ13 FOX
Worsening wildfire seasons tax the US Forest Service89.3 KPCC
Fix wildfire fundingThe Register-Guard
Yakima Herald-Republic -CBC.ca
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Posted on 28 August 2015 | 10:18 pm

BC Wildfire Service lifts campfire ban on south coast – CTV News


CTV News

BC Wildfire Service lifts campfire ban on south coast
CTV News
VANCOUVER – A soggy weekend lies ahead for campers in on the south coast of British Columbia, but at least they can huddle around a campfire to keep warm. The BC Wildfire Service has rescinded a campfire ban for the region, which covers a large area …

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Posted on 28 August 2015 | 6:33 pm

Wet weather helping crews trying to tame Little White Mountain wildfire – Globalnews.ca


Globalnews.ca

Wet weather helping crews trying to tame Little White Mountain wildfire
Globalnews.ca
KELOWNA – Rain showers Friday morning are helping crews fighting the Little White Mountain wildfire south of Kelowna. Fire Information Officer, Melissa Klassen, says the precipitation and cooler temperatures have definitely tamped down the fire behaviour.
Cool, wet weather helping crews battle four wildfires in Central Okanagan InfoTel News Ltd

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Posted on 28 August 2015 | 5:24 pm

Northwest Fire Crews Hope for a Break in the Weather – ABC News


NPR

Northwest Fire Crews Hope for a Break in the Weather
ABC News
Vilsack, in Portland Friday for a wildfire briefing, said 14,000 homes in Oregon and Washington are currently at risk and the Forest Service is spending $10 million a day for fire suppression in the region. As the warm weather is being replaced this
Washington Stickpin wildfire has BC communities watching weather with hopeCBC.ca

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Posted on 28 August 2015 | 3:28 pm

Firefighters Holding Their Own Against Giant Wildfire – ABC News


ABC News

Firefighters Holding Their Own Against Giant Wildfire
ABC News
Firefighters were holding their own Thursday against the largest wildfire on record in Washington state, even as rising temperatures and increased winds stoked the flames. The National Weather Service had issued a red-flag warning earlier in the day
Washington governor calls wildfires 'slow-motion disaster'Fox News
Inslee to tour wildfire area ThursdayKING5.com
Resources Falling Short as Washington Wildfire Grows Into Historic MonsterNBCNews.com

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Posted on 27 August 2015 | 5:23 pm

Thousands respond to call for wildfire volunteers – KING5.com


KING5.com

Thousands respond to call for wildfire volunteers
KING5.com
Thanks to a volunteer drive, wildfire crews have extra support on the front lines and behind the scenes. The state of Washington is no longer looking for volunteers to battle the wildfires that have burned more than 1,100 square miles of land. The

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Posted on 27 August 2015 | 2:16 pm