Nipawin Fire Department honoured

Nipawin Fire Department Honoured With Challenge Coins

Nipawin Fire Department July 2018 – Nipawin Firefighter Darcy McKinnon and Deputy Chief Bruce Pihowich recently accepted a case filled with Fire Department Challenge Coins from Bezanson Volunteer Fire Department Station Captain Harold Bulford. Read more about Nipawin Fire Department Honoured With Challenge Coins

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Total Fire Ban Announced Due to Dry Conditions For Nipawin and Surrounding Communities

Due to extreme Fire Weather Index and extremely dry conditions, a total fire ban is now in effect for the following areas until further notice; Read more about Total Fire Ban Announced Due to Dry Conditions For Nipawin and Surrounding Communities

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Cumberland House Fire Largest Active Fire in 2018 at 182 Hectares (Updated)

The 2018 wildland fire season is well under way with 90 fires to date as of May 7th, 2018. The largest active fire is a 50 hectare fire burning approximately 8 km south east of Cumberland House, Saskatchewan. At 90 fires to date, the season is starting quickly compared to the 5 year average of 51 fires.

UPDATE: 18HB-TEARING Fire, Cumberland House – As of 2:50 pm Monday May 7th, 2018 is reported to be 182 hectares and still not contained.

See also: Tearing Fire Near Cumberland House Contained at 211 Hectares, New Fire Under Assessment South of Hudson Bay Read more about Cumberland House Fire Largest Active Fire in 2018 at 182 Hectares (Updated)

Wounded Warriors & TEMA Establish Fund to Support to the Humboldt Broncos First Responders

Here in Nipawin we are no strangers to the Wounded Warriors. Some many not realize that they help, not only our military vets but our first responders too. I realize many people have donated in abundance to the fund to help the Broncos. I am asking that anyone who can, please Support Humboldt’s First Responders Fund.
As of April 9th, 2016 the fund has $17,391 raised of $250,000 goal. Lets help them reach their goal of $250,000.