Canada firefighters battled blaze as own homes burnt down

By Rod Nickel GREGOIRE LAKE, Alberta (Reuters) – Fort McMurray’s 160 firefighters worked almost non-stop in the first days of a massive Canadian wildfire that sent nearly 90,000 fleeing for safety, even as some of them lost their own homes,…

Huge Canadian Wildfire Causes Mass Evacuation

The entire population of the Canadian city of Fort McMurray has been forced to evacuate because of a huge wildfire. Some 88,000 people were told to leave as the blaze swept into the city, which is the gateway to the…

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