<  / Stories

BC wildfires

Two young men standing in a forest with their forest firefighting gear on.

Smokeless summers start with us

I can still hear it. The sharp, piercing noise of the air horn that signaled a fire call from the Fire Centre, closely chased by the “wok wok wok” sound of our helicopter winding up. The memory br...

The NH Emergency Management team posing.

Getting ready for fire season

Northern Health’s Emergency Management team is working hard to make sure the North is prepared for possible future fire seasons. Using “lessons learned” from the 2017 and 2018 wildfires, they...