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Helicopters respond to Dawson City forest fire

May 21, 2015  By CBC News

Drivers are being warned to be cautious as smoke from Yukon's first wildfire of the season is blowing towards the Klondike Highway near Dawson City.

The wildfire is about five hectares in size, and is burning near the Dempster Highway cutoff.

Drivers on the Klondike Highway may experience delays, depending on the smoke.

Yukon fire information officer George Maratos says there are seven firefighters and two helicopters on the scene. | READ MORE



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