NWT records first wildfire reports of 2019 – in January
While much of the territory shivers in temperatures below minus-30, several reports of wildfires have been documented near Fort Liard.
One way the NWT may learn from disastrous California wildfires
With electrical faults linked to vast and deadly wildfires in California, the NWT’s power regulator says it’s taking steps to avoid the same problem.
The NWT’s 2018 wildfire season basically did not happen
By one measure, the NWT’s 2018 wildfire season to date has been 1.35 percent as bad as last year’s. It has barely registered.
North Slave’s first forest fires of summer 2018 recorded
Two fires have been reported in the region of Wekweètì, a community of around 130 people some 200 km north of Yellowknife.
Rain to quench Fort Liard wildfire, still none in North Slave
Officials say they are no longer concerned by a wildfire south of Fort Liard as a band of rain sweeps into the region.
Winds may push Fort Liard forest fire closer to Highway 7
Officials expressed concern on Wednesday as conditions threatened to push a forest fire closer to Highway 7 and in the direction of Fort Liard’s local dump.