Source: CBC News, September 13, 2017 

More than 2,700 people fled wildfires two weeks ago

The chief of the Peter Ballantyne Cree Nation has lifted an evacuation order, and said most of the people who fled wildfires from Pelican Narrows and Sandy Bay can now return home.

More than 2,700 people fled the Cree communities in northeastern Saskatchewan two weeks ago amid heavy smoke. Flames came within three kilometres of Pelican Narrows, but no homes were lost.

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Image Source: Smoke billows from a wildfire in northern Saskatchewan. (Ministry of Highways and Infrastructure)