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Wildfire updates - August 18, 2017

New fire activity 

  • No new fires reported Thursday.
  • Yukon resources remain in BC (38firefighters, 4 incident management staff, and 50 pumps).
  • The danger rating in Whitehorse is Extreme due to strong winds.

 

Campfire and burning restrictions

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

                                   Fire Danger Ratings: August 18, 2017

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

 

View the full activity report for August 18   (138KB) 

View the active fires map  (962 KB)


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