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July 10, 2024

Following a recent busy period of wildfire operations, Wildland Fire Management is taking advantage of a favorable weather window and the presence of extra firefighters in Whitehorse to work on the

July 9, 2024

Ignitions specialists from Yukon Wildland Fire are preparing a burn plan for a prescribed fire of two defined areas north of the Wrong Lake fire (MA-006).

July 5, 2024

Friday, July 5, at 2:00 pm


July 2, 2024

Wildland Fire Management has spent the weekend responding to new lightning-caused wildfires while protecting communities on firelines across the territory.

June 27, 2024

Wildland Fire Management has put a level 2 fire restriction in place for the Beaver Creek, Haines Junction, Carmacks, Ross River, Dawson, Mayo and Old Crow fire districts.

June 20, 2024

Poor visibility from smoke has caused a closure of the North Klondike Highway between Pelly Crossing and Stewart Crossing.

June 19, 2024

Updated June 19, 9:00 pm: This wildfire is now being held.


June 19, 2024

Wildland Fire is responding to a wildfire 14 km north of the Minto Lake recreation site.

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.