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Former Northland family loses home to wildfire in Canada’s Northwest Territories

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A forest fire in Canada’s Northwest Territories has claimed the home of former Northland residents Dave and Kristen Olesen. The Olesens’ remote three-story home at the northeastern tip of Great Slave Lake in Canada’s Northwest Territories was lost in a wildfire on July 4. A guest home and all of the family’s winter firewood were lost in the fire as well.


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