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Questions arise regarding fire response

Times photo by J.W. Schnarr

By J.W. Schnarr Taber Times jwschnarr@tabertimes.com Questions are swirling around what exactly happened during a fire which scorched nearly 700 acres of farmland and grazing land north of Taber two weeks ago. In the wake of that fire, which saw a response from four different fire departments along with help from local farmers and members of the Hutterian Brethren, spray planes, and helicopters, some are… Read More »

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Times photo by J.W. Schnarr

Questions arise regarding fire response

By J.W. Schnarr Taber Times jwschnarr@tabertimes.com Questions are swirling around what exactly happened during a fire which scorched nearly 700 acres of farmland and grazing… Read More »

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