Government of Canada announces National Fire Equipment Cache in Banff National Park

By Parks Canada
Cision Newswire
July 6, 2023
Category: Forestry
Region: Canada, Canada West

BANFF NATIONAL PARK, AB – Climate change is causing wildfires to become more frequent and more severe across Canada, threatening our health, economies, and wildlife. Parks Canada announced the upgrading of a National Fire Equipment Cache in Banff National Park, through the construction of a new facility that will act as a central equipment storage location and augment equipment reserves across the country. Specialized fire management equipment will be maintained in a state of readiness where it can be quickly deployed to Parks Canada administered places across Canada or shared with provincial and territorial partners through the Canadian Interagency Forest Fire Centre (CIFFC).

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