Firefighters battle several fires

Bush fire - Wapella & District Fire Department spent two days battle a bush fire on wildlife lands south of Wapella, with Whitewood Fire providing mutual aid for them on one of the days. Wapella Fiee Dept. photo

It has been a busy week for many fire departments in the area who were dispatched to fight bush and grass fires on several occasions. In two of the fires, mutual aid was required from neighbouring departments while one fire saw an abandoned house burned. On May 9 at around…