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July 23, 2021

FIRE BULLETIN #18 – Lifting of some Restrictions

July 22, 2021 FIRE BULLETIN #18 The Manitoba Wildfire Service advises that thanks to recent rainfall in some areas of the province, there will be a gradual lifting of some fire and travel restrictions. However, some areas of the province still face high to extreme fire danger levels. These changes to fire Outdoor Burning All […]

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July 23, 2021

Hydro Weekly Forecast for the Winnipeg River 2021

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July 22, 2021

Reports of Significant Rain

The following are some reports from cottagers on rainfall amounts received July 21. West Hawk – 4.5” Green Lake – 1.8” (closest reading so far to Crow Duck fire) Big Whiteshell – 2.0 “ (also close to Crow duck) Betula – .5” Block 13 Falcon  3”. 2″ at Big Whiteshell 3.8” at Caddy Whitemouth just […]

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July 22, 2021

Drone Use near Forest Fires

Manitoba Parks reminds us that the use of drones near forest fires is prohibited by Transport Canada and is subject to fines and jail. Drones can interfere with aircraft working on the emergency response and a collision could have serious consequences or even lead to a crash. Water bombers and helicopters are unable to work […]

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July 20, 2021

Wildfire Restrictions July 20 Update – Caddy Lake Tunnel Closed

Manitoba Parks has advised that the Whiteshell area is still in a Level 3 fire ban. One notable change is the closure of the first tunnel between Caddy Lake and South Cross Lake. The following previously announced restrictions remain in place Backcountry travel is restricted.  Several trails and water routes are closed in areas with […]

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July 19, 2021


Manitoba Parks reports that the Crow Duck fire continues to burn but is not a concern at this time Heavy smoke in the Whiteshell is attributed to fires in Ontario & elsewhere (not caused by Crowduck). No new fires have been reported today. No aircraft in the air due to the smoke in the area. […]

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July 18, 2021

July 18 New Fire South of Crowduck

Manitoba Parks has confirmed that 2 crews are enroute to a new fire south of Crowduck.  Pictures were shared with us via Facebook by Erin Preachuk Kerby  

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July 18, 2021


Received a report last night from a Water Bomber pilot that they have run into cases ( in the Whiteshell) where people are flying drones in the area of the fires & even had a case where a float plane entered the flight path of one of the water bombers. In either case it will […]

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SMOKEHave had lots of inquiries on the smoke. No new fires in the Whiteshell (confirmed with Parks 7am this morning). Smoke is from the fires up North. Entire Whiteshell affected (had reports from Falcon, West Hawk, Jessica, Betula and more)Environment Canada says wind shifts tonight which should clear it. ... See MoreSee Less
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