Important Update: Bandy Lake Fire (VQ002)


We would like to provide an update on the current efforts to manage the Bandy Lake fire outside of Norman Wells (VQ002). Currently, we have water skimmers, helicopter buckets, and tanker retardant drops actively working to control the fire.

For your safety and the safety of our emergency crews, we ask the public to avoid the area. Additionally, please be aware that drone usage in the vicinity is strictly prohibited.

Thank you for your cooperation. Please keep an eye on NWT FIRE Facebook page and the Town of Norman Wells Facebook Page for updates.