Tuesday, June 30, 2009

Sask. Firefighters Help Battle Massive Blaze In Northern Quebec

From The CBC:

A contingency of 21 forest firefighters have been dispatched to northern Quebec to help battle a massive blaze in that province.

Firefighters departed for their new assignment on the weekend after heavy rains reduced the risk to forests in Saskatchewan's north.

"All the provinces have resource-sharing agreements," Val Nicholson, a communications consultant for the Provincial Fire Centre in Prince Albert, Sask., told CBC News on Monday.

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