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Wildfire updates - June 28, 2017

New fire activity 

  • No new fires reported Tuesday.
  • Fire personnel from Yukon and B.C. continue to make excellent progress on priority fires burning in Klondike thanks to cooler temperatures and precipitation.
  • Officials continue to closely monitor four large fires burning in the Old Crow district.
  • Dempster Highway remains open as fire activity has moderated.
  • Visit if you are planning to drive the Dempster Highway, as fire continues to burn at km 284. 


Campfire and burning restrictions

  • No campfire bans are in place.
  • Burning permits are suspended when danger rating is moderate, high or extreme. 


 Community  Fire Danger Rating
 Beaver Creek  Low
 Braeburn  Moderate
 Burwash  Low
 Carcross  Moderate
 Carmacks  Low
 Dawson  Low
 Faro  Low
 Haines Junction  Low
 Mayo  Low
 Old Crow  Low
 Ross River  Moderate
 Stewart Crossing  Low
 Teslin  Low
 Watson Lake  Moderate
 Whitehorse  High


View the full wildfire bulletin for June 25  (207 KB)

View the full activity report for June 28  (140 KB) 

View the active fires map  (962 KB)

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