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As Indian Cabins residents evacuate, GNWT could close southbound traffic on Highway 1

A mandatory evacuation order was issued for residents of Indian Cabins and its surrounding areas Monday as out-of-control wildfires continue to burn in northern Alberta. Residents were ordered to leave immediately and travel north, to...
Almost no smoke could be seen on March 22 from the fire at the Hay River landfill site. However, efforts continued to completely put out the fire that was first noticed on March 3. Paul Bickford/NNSL photo

Dump fire almost out in Hay River

The battle appears to be almost won to put out a fire at the Hay River landfill site. "We're hoping we're seeing the end of the tunnel here," said Deputy-Mayor Robert Bouchard, the spokesperson on...