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Wildfire forces Yellowknife evacuation

North of 60 Mining News - August 18, 2023

Blaze could reach NWT capital by weekend, 20,000 residents leave; one mining camp burned, wildfires disrupt entire mining sector.

The already severe fire conditions across the Great Slave Lake region of Northwest Territories has taken a turn for the worse, prompting Canadian officials to order the 20,000 residents of Yellowknife to evacuate the territorial capital.

Northwest Territories Minister o...


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