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Forest fire in Misipawistik Cree Nation destroys home, forces evacuations

May 19, 2021 
By CTV News

May 19, 2021, Misipawistik Cree Nation, Man. – One home has been destroyed and up to 50 homes have been evacuated as a forest fire burns out of control in a First Nation. The evacuation effort has been further complicated by a COVID-19 variant identified in the community. Misipawistik Cree Nation Chief Heidi Cook told CTV News a fire broke out in Beardy’s Point on Tuesday afternoon, prompting the evacuation of between 40 and 50 homes in the area. CTV News reports. | READ MORE

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