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July 16, 2021 ,

JULY 16 WHITESHELL WILDFIRE UPDATE

No new fires have been identified today and the ones from earlier in the week are under control. Manitoba Parks informed us that park users can expect to see a fire fighting pumper truck.  The pumper truck is a temporary precaution provided for the North Whiteshell. The precaution is due to the extreme fire danger […]

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July 15, 2021

July 15 Whiteshell Wildfire Update

The following updates were received from Manitoba Parks today.  None of the fires are posing a threat at this time. A new fire was identified today at Big Whiteshell between the Polish Camp and the old Castaway Cabins site.  This is a 0.5 ha fire. Crews/tankers onsite.   This is a different fire location from yesterday.  […]

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July 14, 2021

July 14 Whiteshell Wildfire Update

The following update was received from Manitoba Parks today A new fire south west of of Big Whiteshell Lake was identified.   It is 1 ha in size.  An initial attach crew is onsite and water tankers have been dispatched. Nutimik Lake fire – EA 124 is 1.1 hectares in size.  One initial attack crew on […]

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July 14, 2021

Fire & Travel Restrictions Effective July 14

The Department of Conservation and Climate has announced that due to the continued high to extreme fire danger levels across the province, additional fire and travel restrictions are being implemented province wide, effective Wednesday July 14, 2021 at 8:00 a.m. Campfires are not permitted any time in the Whiteshell (full fire ban in effect). Travel […]

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July 13, 2021

Another Wildfire at Betula Lake

6:30 PM Update from Manitoba Parks – There are no concerns to cottaging subdivisions at this time. We have received initial reports of another fire in the Betula Lake area.  Water bombers were spotted there earlier today.  More information to follow.    

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July 13, 2021

Wildfire at Scott Rapids at Nutimik

6:30 PM Update from Manitoba Parks – There are no concerns to cottaging subdivisions at this time. Manitoba Parks advised us this afternoon of a 0.5 ha fire in the location of Scott Rapids at Nutimik.  Water bombers have been on scene and two initial attack crews are onsite.   Further information to follow.

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July 8, 2021

Overflowing Garbage Bins at Caddy and West Hawk

Over the weekend, garbage bins were overflowing at Caddy and West Hawk.  The Parks had a  packer truck that blew an engine. They moved a Packer from North Whiteshell to the South to catch up on the backlog.  WCA has asked them to give us a heads up if they have a serious equipment failure […]

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July 6, 2021

New Fire Restrictions July 7 FIRE BULLETIN #15

Manitoba Parks has advised us of Level 2 fire restrictions starting at 8 am on Wednesday, July 7 at 8 am.  Whiteshell is Area 2. The Mantario hiking trail is closed The Caddy Lake Tunnels remain open for day use, however no backcountry camping is permitted and no landing/launching on undeveloped shorelines or portaging to […]

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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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