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June 9, 2024

Prescribed burning is planned in the Watson Lake area starting as early as Monday, June 10.

June 4, 2024

Wildland Fire Management is working with the First Nation of Na-Cho Nyak Dun (NND) to improve wildfire resiliency by leading a prescribed burn to remove flammable grassy fuel from the ground in NND’s Old Village.

May 30, 2024

Wildland Fire Management is planning to burn piles of woody debris from FireSmart work along Mt. Sima Road when low fire danger conditions allow.

April 26, 2024

Prescribed burning is planned in the Haines Junction area starting as early as Monday, April 29.

Wildland Fire Management crews will be removing hazardous dry grass from around the Kluane Fire Centre and Parks Canada building.

April 26, 2024

Each spring there is increased wildfire risk because melting snow exposes last fall’s dead surface litter.

April 23, 2024

Wildland Fire Management is planning to start annual prescribed burns next week in the Whitehorse area. Burning could begin as early as Monday, April 29.

April 11, 2024

Wildland Fire Management crews are taking advantage of snow on the ground to widen a fuel break built beside the C6 subdivision in Mayo (commonly known as the Na-Cho Nyäk Dun Village) during firefighting operations last summer.

March 28, 2024

Yukon’s legal wildfire season starts on Monday, April 1. Whether there is snow on the ground or not, people who plan to burn brush have extra responsibilities each year between April 1 and September 30.