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Breaking: Wildfire Forces Evacuation of Burstall and Leader Residents

Strong gusty winds today wreaked havoc with a wildfire near Burstall. An evacuation order has been issued for residents of Burstall, the surrounding R.M. of Deerforks and now the Town of Leader. The wildfire is concentrated to an area South of the Town with evacuees urged to travel to Kindersley. Environment Canada has issued wind warnings for the region of 90-110km/hr. Hwy 21 is now closed from Leader to Liebenthal along with Hwy 321 from Liebenthal to the Alberta Border.

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