Firefighters contain fire near Langham

The fire on May 16 began in a pile of organic waste material at the Langham Transfer Station

Firefighters from Langham, Dalmeny and Martensville were able to contain a wildfire on the outskirts of Langham on Wednesday, May 16.
The fire began at the Langham Transfer Station at about 2:30 p.m. Fanned by a brisk northerly wind, the fire quickly spread into a neighbouring stubble field and a nearby slough area with tall dry grass. A billowing cloud of grey smoke could be seen many kilometers away. Continue reading “Firefighters contain fire near Langham”

Fire crews battling wildfire north of Langham

Nemanishen Contracting workers load a water tank from a nearby ditch to assist firefighters

UPDATE: 3:54 pm: Wind has shifted and is now from the northeast with only the transfer station fire still being fought but believed to be under control. Grass fire south of the transfer station appears to be out.

UPDATE – 3:46 pm: Fire crews have been able to divide the fire into two with the larger of the pair being at the transfer station.

Firefighters from three communities are working this hour to contain a wildfire close to the town of Langham. Continue reading “Fire crews battling wildfire north of Langham”

Fortune Minerals submits application for rezoning of land

Fortune Minerals Ltd has submitted an application to rezone 191 hectares of land in the RM of Corman Park near Langham to develop a metals processing plant. Continue reading “Fortune Minerals submits application for rezoning of land”