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B.C. First Nation upset it took over 48 hours for the province to respond to a wildfire near Bella Bella

 

February 7, 2017



Heiltsuk Chief Marilyn Slett says the Central Coast First Nation should be given more power to deal with emergencies after waiting over 48 hours to hear from the province as a wildfire burned near Bella Bella.

At around midnight, between Feb. 3 and 4, power to Bella Bella was knocked out during a windstorm. Around the same time a wildfire could be seen burning on neighbouring Denny Island.

http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/british-columbia/b-c-first-nation-upset-it-took-over-48-hours-for-the-province-to-respond-to-a-wildfire-near-bella-bella-1.3968932

 

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