Heavy rain dampens number of wildland fires

by Sidney Cohen - July 19, 2018

Heavy rainfall this season has dampened the prevalence of wildfires in the territory. As of July 9, there had been 21 wildland fires in the Northwest Territories this spring and summer. This number is “definitely below average” for early July, said Amber Simpson, wildland prevention co-ordinator with the Department of Environment and Natural Resources. She…

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