Wildfires season has begun and close to home

first_imgFORT ST. JOHN, B.C. – With several wildfires taking place in the Peace region started by people the reminder is being put forward to be accountable and responsible when handling flammable material.As the Peace region has been experiencing above normal temperatures and spring break-up is revealing the dry fibrous landscape of last years fall, the land is susceptible to easily catch on fire and spread.Talking with Molly Blower, Fire Information Officer, she shares the landscape is on a drying trend, that grasses are curring and there is more vegetation available for fires.- Advertisement -Blower says it is really important to check when burning and that all sites are fully extinguished.She says people should keep up to date with BCWildfire.ca and checking the guidelines for burning and burn categories.To help mitigate the risk of wildfires it is very important to fire smart you home, “communities can work together to reduce vulnerability,” said Blower “To eliminate fire-related damage.”Advertisement This also includes making sure cigarettes are fully and properly extinguished.To view more about wildfire; CLICK HERElast_img read more

Super Siún crowned Oireachtas Under-9 Champion!

first_imgDONEGAL girl Siún Ní Dhomhnaill is Under 9 Champion at the Oireachtas!No less than 22 competitors from all over the country sang their hearts out at the Oireachtas na Samhna 2016 in Killarney Co. Kerry this weekend.And Siún, from Carrickfinn/Letterkenny took 1st Place for Sean-Nós singing in the under 9s. She is pictured with her father Anraí ó Domhnaill. Super Siún crowned Oireachtas Under-9 Champion! was last modified: November 7th, 2016 by John2Share this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window)last_img read more