Firefighters battle four day bush fire

Fighting bush fire - As firefighter Braden Brûlé cools hot spots using the department's rapid response truck, firefighter Chandler Bachtold uses a chainsaw to cut down burning trees during a bush and wildland fire northeast of Whitewood last week. The fire took 30-hours over a four day period to extinguish.

A massive bush and grass fire that started north of Whitewood over the Victoria Day long weekend plagued firefighters for four days last week before it was finally extinguished. When the smoke finally cleared, more than 340 man-hours had been spent fighting the blaze. The fire, which started on May…