Nahanni Butte resident scramble for safety after fire closes in

by - September 11, 2017

It was a terrifying scene in the tiny Dehcho community of Nahanni Butte on Sept. 7. Embers and ash rained down on the hamlet while it was shrouded from a nearby forest fire, forcing the evacuation of almost all the 100 or so residents. Band manager and Senior Administrative Officer Mark Pocklington said locals were…

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