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July 15 Whiteshell Wildfire Update

Posted on: July 15, 2021  |  

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.  Updates to follow when more info becomes available.

Yesterday’s fire south west of of Big Whiteshell Lake EA135.   It is 1 ha in size and is being held.

July 13 Nutimik Lake fire – EA 124 is 1.1 hectares in size and is now under control

July 13 Betula Lake fire – EA 127 is 1 hectare in size and is now under control.

It was determined that the July 13 and 14 fires were caused by lightning.

You can view maps and status on the Manitoba Fireview Website at https://www.gov.mb.ca/conservation_fire/Fire-Maps/fireview/fireview.html

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