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Forest fire burns uncontained near Cigar Lake uranium mine

July 2, 2021
By CBC News

July 2, 2021, Cigar Lake, Sask. – The Cameco Corporation has reported a forest fire in the vicinity of its Cigar Lake uranium mine in northern Saskatchewan. In a statement, the company said it has evacuated about 230 workers from the mine and roughly 80 people remain on site to keep the facility in a safe state. CBC News reports. | READ MORE