DENVER (AP) — Extreme fire danger prompted officials to shut down a sprawling forest that includes some of Colorado’s most stunning mountains in a region that attracts tourists from around the world, a rare tactic also being used in neighboring states as the U.S. 607 more words
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Crackling flames quickly spread on Saturday night, prompting the evacuation of the Mission Hill Winery and up to 50 homes.
“We had like two minutes, and we had to get out,” local resident Al Suitso said. 385 more words
One man was taken to hospital by EMS following a brush fire south of Calgary Tuesday evening.
Both the Okotoks Fire Department and the Foothills Fire Department responded to the blaze along 56 Street E around 4 p.m. 286 more words
Following last week’s devastating wildfires in southwest Saskatchewan, many agricultural organizations are continuing to lobby the provincial government to provide a fire insurance option for forage crops and pasture land. 459 more words
High winds and wildfires are keeping rural Manitoba fire departments busy and motorists are warned to look out for road closures.
The province told Global News a significant number of fire calls were made on Wednesday and the high winds are making some of the blazes difficult to predict. 193 more words