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Yukon wildfire control evolves
Territorial government, Yukon First Nations Wildfire ink three-year deal
Forty Yukon firefighters deploy to Okanagan wildfires
The 40-person crew will fight fires near Princeton and West Kelowna
Total active wildfires climb in B.C., but crews exploit cooler weather in fire fight
Crews are making progress against several destructive wildfires in British Columbia even…
Evacuation alert near Dawson City rescinded
Rain calmed the Coal Creek fire and it is no longer necessary for people to prepare to flee it.
Hot dry weather coming to the Yukon as almost 70 fires burn
Crews are working on three fires near Pelly Crossing.
Lightning strikes cause 17 new fires in central, southern Yukon in the last 24 hours
Over 3,386 lightning strikes on July 21 had sparked 17 new forest fires in central and southern Yukon
Lightning the cause of 21 new forest fires in the territory
Of the 21 new fires, nine started on July 20
Aishihik Road closed due to wildfire
The road is expected to remain closed until Monday afternoon at the earliest
Rain in forecast may calm Yukon wildfires
The Robert Campbell Highway has reopened after a fire burned across it
Structure protection work begins as Yukon fires spread
Wildland firefighters take steps including a controlled burn to slow growth of Lake Laberge fire
Fire closes part of Robert Campbell highway
A portion of the Robert Campbell Highway is closed due to a…
Smoke from Lake Laberge fire may be visible from Whitehorse
The 10 hectare blaze is being monitored from the air.
Updated: Prescribed burns planned near Whitehorse neighbourhoods to improve wildfire resistance
Manual fuel removal and the replacement of conifers with aspens is also ongoing.
Yukoners told to be prepared for floods and wildland fire season
Floods and fire personelle spoke to the current risks of both weather events in the coming months.
Season’s first wildfire blazes near Deep Creek subdivision
A 0.2 hectare wildfire was contained near Deep Creek subdivision near Whitehorse. The public is reminded to enjoy fires safely, as this time of year the fire dangers are high after the snow melts.
Council adopts wildfire risk reduction plan
Staff will report on progress in three months
Meeting will focus on FireSmart plans
Riverdale residents will learn more details of the City of Whitehorse’s FireSmarting…
South wildfire prevention project in Whitehorse will cost $1.6 million
The Fire Risk Reduction project will create a six kilometre fireguard along Copper Haul Road
Fire near Eagle Plains Lodge caused by lightning strike
13,000 lightning strikes happened in the Yukon the weekend of June 13 and 14
Training for the unexpected
Wildland firefighters train with hovering helicopters