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July 17 - Airtankers and firefighter action fire southeast of Carmacks

Carmacks district reported 1 new fire yesterday evening. 5 crews, 2 helicopters, and an airtanker group responded to the 24 hectare fire located 29 kilometers southeast of Carmacks. For more information see the current situation and the latest bulletin.


July 14 - Camp Ember: Blazing a trail for women interested in Yukon’s fire service

Camp Ember, Yukon’s first ever female-only firefighting academy, will educate and inspire women to serve their communities through the fire service. This initiative was jointly announced today by Community Services Minister Brad Cathers and the minister responsible for the Women’s Directorate Elaine Taylor.

Camp Ember

Visit the Camp Ember page or Facebook for more information.