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Wildfire burning just west of High Level, Alta.

A wildfire alert for the town of High Level was dropped just before 8 p.m. Wednesday after officials said fire crews had brought a wildfire burning near the community under control. 111 more words

Canada

Alberta lifts fire ban in parts of province because of cooler weather

EDMONTON – A little over a week after issuing a province-wide fire ban and as a massive wildfire continues to burn near the Saskatchewan border, the Alberta government said Friday it was lifting the ban as well as off-highway vehicle restrictions in parts of the province. 289 more words

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Kamloops grass fires a reminder of dangerous, dry conditions

Fire crews in Kamloops fought two grass fires Tuesday they believe were caused by people, prompting them to remind the public how easy it is to start a wildfire when conditions are dry. 13 more words

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Fire crews called to battle grass fire in Sherwood Park

EDMONTON – Several fire trucks were called east of Edmonton Tuesday evening for a grass fire in Sherwood Park.

Strathcona County Emergency Services said they were called to the area of Jim Common Drive near Charlton Way around 8 p.m. 115 more words

Canada

Firefighting plane crashes in northwest Alberta

A firefighting plane crashed near Manning, Alta. at approximately 4 p.m. Thursday when the pilot suffered a medical episode.

There were two pilots inside the Convair 580 water-tanker plane as it prepared to land at the Manning Municipal Airport. 223 more words

Canada

'It's important to be cautious right now' says Lethbridge County officials

LETHBRIDGE – The city of Lethbridge and the county have become the latest jurisdictions in southern Alberta to implement fire bans as continued warm and dry weather has raised the wildfire hazard across much of the province. 242 more words

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Dry conditions, wind hamper efforts to extinguish grass fire east of Airdrie

Rocky View County fire department spent Friday afternoon battling a grass fire east of Airdrie.

Crews from Beiseker, Irricana, Balzac and Crossfield responded to reports a fire had sparked along the train tracks halfway between Irricana and Beiseker around 12:20 p.m. 37 more words

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