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‘Almost 50 per cent’ of New Brunswick forest fires start on days when burning was allowed

May 18, 2022 
By Travis Fortnum, Global News

May 18, N.B. – Officials say that while it’s near impossible to forecast what New Brunswick’s summer months will hold in terms of wildfires, the danger is always present. The province lifted burn restrictions across the board Monday following a wet weekend, but according to Wildfire Prevention Officer Roger Collet, the “green” status doesn’t mean there’s no risk at all. Global News reports. | READ MORE

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