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Extreme Fire Danger Forces Another National Forest To Close

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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Growing Colorado Wildfire Forces More Evacuations

DURANGO, Colo. (AP) — A growing wildfire burning in southwestern Colorado forced more people from their homes Sunday as crews tried to slow the blaze being fed by continued hot, dry and windy conditions. 287 more words

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West Kelowna fire chief gives update on Mission Hill blaze

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

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Man sent to hospital after brush fire south of Calgary

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

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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

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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

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