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Loggers lose at least $5M of equipment in raging wildfire

Vern Mickelson is no stranger to wildfires. The Valemount logger has seen fires over the years, but they didn't prepare him for what he saw Friday night.

He and the other contractors working in the Hugh Allen valley roughly 60 km south of Valemount headed there in pickups Friday night to retrieve their logging equipment. It had been hot and windy for two days and they planned to move their equipment further from the blaze.

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Source: The Rocky Mountain Goat

 
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