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Portage La Prairie Central Plains Herald Leader (Newspaper) - October 14, 2006, Portage La Prairie, Manitoba
W w Central ruins Enid Gas will be pert Al your forming future Gaff to loom mom a services 2370 assays dr., Portage 8569503 Portage la Prairie new mystery revisited history Channel delving into Sasquatch sighting at Man. First nation 3 sports Happy Rock rider no feeble Frosh Kinley makes it two consecutive weeks in the finals As College season Rolls on 25 Portage la Prairie 5 Oakville Elie 6 Gladstone 7 Macgregor Austin 8 15017 legislative Library Legal Dep 200 Vaughan St suite too Winnipeg my r3c 1t5 Kwh paying homage to hotel former Portage hotel workers recall time spent in historic building Page 11 m Ltd som Jay october 14, 2006 7456777 a loll i Roc i 877 7 5 6777 year 18 no. 16marsh fire threatens St. Ambroise Blaze destroys 18 Square Kilometres of Farmland surrounding Metis Community by Angela Brown Central Plains Herald Leader distraught residents said a fire that threatened St. Ambroise was the worst they can recall Ever experiencing in the past. On oct. 5, a Marsh fire that started near St. Marks and quickly moved to the St. Ambroise area started at about 12 . And took firefighters and other emergency personnel about seven hours to extinguish. Louis Lavallee who lives in St. Marks lost 200 Bales of Hay in the Blaze. Quot it s about $4,000 in value. It s a lot of Money Quot he said on oct. 6 As he recalled the incident. Quot i was called out there by my brother in Law because i had Hay out Lavallee quickly ran out in his car from St. Marks about four Kilometres from his Home but he was not Able to Salvage any of his Hay. Quot we lost every thing Quot he said. Lavallee said he managed to get within half a Kilometre of the fire but had to move Back. Quot we got pretty close to it but once it got closer to where the Hay was you could t stand the heat so we had to get Back. Quot there was so much smoke you could t see a thing he said. Smoke filled the sky. Quot have you Ever seen a Tornado Quot Lavallee asked. Quot it s almost the same. It just the fire started in a Marsh parallel to Highway 430 near a Duck Hunting Lodge called Hextall Lodge about 3.5 kilo me Leighton Klassen control Plains Herald Leader an Aerial View overlooking a Hunting Lodge just Southwest of St. Ambroise shows just How close a Marsh came to wiping out the Structure on oct. 5. Jon Bodie of Jon air 1988 Ltd. Took Central Plains Herald Leader reporter Leighton Klassen for a tour of the area one Day after the Blaze which destroyed about 18 Square Kilometres of Farmland and endangered the Metis Community. Tres Southwest of St. Ambroise. An estimated 1,800 hectares of farm land was destroyed in the Blaze the equivalent or 18 Square Kilometres. Portage emergency services Cartier fire department Woodland Hutt Erite Colony fire department from Warren Manitoba ire commissioner s office Manitoba conservation and five crop duster planes from Jon air 1988 Ltd. Were involved in controlling the fire. Rural municipality of Portage la Prairie provided heavy equipment to fight the Blaze. The grass and Marsh fire quickly spread through hundreds of hectares of Farmland just Southwest of St. Ambroise. Pm of Portage coun. Wally Ducharme said the fire moved in right behind his residence. M see 2 $00 includes tax 2006 Dodge i 2q Dakota mpg club cab n ,<6604 $4 a 466 month taxes included n Highway a West a phone 857-3458 or toll free 1-888-284-9914 hours open 8 to 6 Mon. Thru Fri. Amp sat. From 9 to 5 w v v email sales
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