Forest Fire 2 Man

Fire suppression ground crews work hard to extinguish hot spots

Chad St. Pierre

Chad St. Pierre

 
 

 

Fire suppression ground crews work hard to extinguish hot spots at Newgate fire. This fire caused the closure of Highway 93/95 through the area. The Newgate fire was located on the shores of Lake Koocanusa fire, approx 60 kilometers southeast of Cranbrook. Ten fire suppression personnel were engaged in the mop-up. The size of the fire was 35.1 hectares.