Backburning for safety

Augusto Pardo a member of the Valemount Volunteer Fire Department helps remove dry grass through burning near the railway last week. Behind him Elliott Ingles of Parks Canada and Dean Schneider, also of the fire department, hold a drip torch. Firefighters burnt up the fuel using a back burning technique to prevent future fires. /ANDRU MCCRACKEN

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