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Forest Fire Prevention
Sainte-Rose Fire in 1950
Sainte-Rose Fire in 1950

Date: 1950
Source: CDEM Fraser Companies Limited Collection
Collaborator(s): Mr. Léopold Couturier

Description: This fire started in a newly settled area called Sainte-Rose, Québec. It spread to the adjoining Fraser Companies Limited limits, and destroyed 870 acres of the company's wooded lands.

Subject: Québec (Province), Forests, Fires, Témiscouata, Sainte-Rose