Canada hopes cooler weather aids battle with Alberta wildfire

By Liz Hampton and Rod Nickel LAC LA BICHE, Alberta (Reuters) – Canadian firefighters looked to cooler weather on Monday to help with their battle against the country’s most destructive wildfire in recent memory, as officials sought to gauge the…

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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