English Fire

Number of wildfires down this year in Saskatchewan

Sep 11, 2020 | 1:15pm

Wildfires are significantly down this year in Saskatchewan. In a release on Friday, the Saskatchewan Public Safety Agency stated the province has reported 125 wildfires, much lower than the five-year average of 405 wildfires. Steve Roberts, acting vice president of the SPSA, said mild, wet weather in northern Saskatchewan has played a part, but so […]

English Fire east of Prince Albert mapped at 40,000 hectares

May 20, 2020 | 1:24pm

The English Fire, a wildfire east of Prince Albert and west of Nipawin, continues to grow since it first began on May 8 near the Fort à la Corne forest. On Wednesday, the Saskatchewan Public Safety Agency announced they have mapped the fire at 40,000 hectares – about the size of Saskatoon and Regina combined. […]