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Inuvik wildfire nearly under control

June 30, 2020
By CBC News

June 30, 2020, Inuvik, N.W.T. – A fire reported near Inuvik, N.W.T., Friday is now 80 per cent under control, according to Environment and Natural Resources wildfire prevention co-ordinator, Amber Simpson. The fire, about 12 kilometres south of Inuvik, was reported at about 10 hectares in size on Saturday. The fire grew to 250 hectares, due mainly to “winds and the hot, dry conditions,” Simpson said during a weekly media briefing. CBC News reports. | READ MORE