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Cogon Grass Fire

Suddenly being together is such a bore
What we happily did for each other before
Now weighs on you like an unwanted chore

That’s all it is. 496 more words

Saskatchewan agricultural groups lobbying for fire insurance for forage crops, pasture land

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


Detours in effect as rural Manitoba crews battle wildfires Wednesday

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


Giving Wildland Firefighting a Try

Up until this summer, as far as I knew, Wildland firefighting was an all in, full-time summer position. It is something that has interested me since living up in Northern Ontario (which is very much a wildfire environment) and my first time seeing a ranger with a piss-pack, 8 years ago, back when I was a park ranger. 357 more words


Forestry actioning out-of-control wildfire in Cawston

A wildfire near Cawston has exploded to 160 hectares and is still not contained.

The cause of the blaze is under investigation but began in the Fairview Road farmland area and spread into the mountains around 3 p.m. 78 more words