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B.C. wildfire season eclipses 10-year average

September 3, 2021 
By The Nelson Daily

Sept. 3, 2021, Nelson, B.C. – The most unprecedented wildfire season on record in the last decade in terms of hectares burned and the number of fires is slowly making its exit. The 2021 fire season in the Southeast Fire Centre has torched previous years with an unparalleled amount of fires and hectares burned compared to the 10-year average for the region, said Kim Wright, information officer for the Southeast. The Nelson Daily reports. | READ MORE

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