NWT can expect “vigorous” late summer fires

by Avery Zingel - May 8, 2018

Abnormally dry winter conditions could influence more intense wildland fires in the southern NWT and areas around Yellowknife, say officials. “We’re expecting fairly vigorous fire behaviour once the frost and snow kicks out of the ground,” said Richard Olsen, manager of fire operations with the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (ENR). The NWT has…

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