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The Sask Emergency Alert app offers notice of important announcements although mobile phone users say they received the evacuation alert for Crutwell at different times to other users.
The Sask Emergency Alert app offers notice of important announcements although mobile phone users say they received the evacuation alert for Crutwell at different times to other users. Bryan Eneas/paNOW Staff

Sask Emergency Alerts: Get the app as wildfire risk continues

By Glenn Hicks
May 15, 2018 - 5:33pm

With the extreme wildfire risk and potential for more evacuations the province is recommending the public download the mobile app from Saskatchewan Emergency Alerts.

The family of Brennan Ahenakew claim his remains were found inside a burnt out car May 10 on the Ahtahkakoop First Nation.
The family of Brennan Ahenakew claim his remains were found inside a burnt out car May 10 on the Ahtahkakoop First Nation. submitted photo/GoFundMe

Family identifies remains found in car, raises reward money

By Nigel Maxwell
May 15, 2018 - 3:00pm

RCMP remain tight lipped about the human remains found last week inside a burnt out car on the Ahtahkakoop First Nation, while a Saskatchewan family has started a GoFundMe campaign in the hopes of finding those people responsible

Dry conditions are not the sort of weather forecast crews tackling local wildfires are hoping for.
Dry conditions are not the sort of weather forecast crews tackling local wildfires are hoping for. Tyler Marr/paNOW Staff

Weather forecast throws curve balls as extreme wildfire risk continues

By Glenn Hicks
May 15, 2018 - 11:44am Updated: May 15, 2018 - 12:24pm

As very dry conditions continue is it not the sort of weather forecast crews tackling local wildfires would have been hoping for. Temperatures were expected to get to 29 Celsius Tuesday. That would be a record high for May 15.

Mathew Bird, a resident of Crutwell, was evacuated from the hamlet Monday evening due to wildfire.
Mathew Bird, a resident of Crutwell, was evacuated from the hamlet Monday evening due to wildfire. Bryan Eneas/paNOW Staff

‘Scared and nervous’: Wildfire forces evacuation order for Crutwell, homes nearby Hwy 3

By Tyler Marr
May 14, 2018 - 9:08pm Updated: May 15, 2018 - 12:39am

While the evacuation order was lifted, those in and around a communtiy west of Prince Albert were on edge for five hours Monday night.

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