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Rash of fires ignites region

Ministry of Natural Resources firefighters had a busy weekend as 116 new fires sprung up since across the West Fire Region since Friday, burning about 2,500 hectares.

“They were predominantly lightning-caused,” MNR fire information officer Andrew Larmandi said this morning. “There were only maybe two or three caused by people.”

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