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Update 1 | Fort McMurray Wildfire | Alberta Canada

Alberta Canada – While one fire burns nearby, another is enraged burning everything in its path.

WOOD BUFFALO FIRE

As of May 3rd @ 1100, the Wood Buffalo Wildfire was burning in Forest land – SW of Mort McMurray.   550 more words

Alberta animal rescue comes through during wildfire evacuations

EDMONTON – Northern Alberta got an early start to its annual wildfire season last week when tinder dry conditions sparked several blazes, some were concerning enough to trigger evacuations, leaving dozens of people displaced. 375 more words

Feature

Unstable building in the Bronx prompts evacuations; nearby subway service restored

BRONX — An unstable building under construction in the Bronx promoted the evacuation of nearby apartments and snarled the morning commute for riders along multiple subway lines. 147 more words

News

Death toll reaches 41 after 2 nights of quakes in Japan

OZU, Japan – The wooden home barely withstood the first earthquake. An even stronger one the next night dealt what might have been the final blow – if not to the house, then to the Tanaka family’s peace of mind. 1,080 more words

World

Japan Keeps Getting Hammered With Quakes

Japan is just not very lucky lately. All the hype with the nuclear plant in Fukishima several years ago and now they are getting pummeled by these huge quakes and aftershocks.  301 more words

International

Early Forecast Says Below-Average Hurricane Season

The 2016 Hurricane Season will soon be here.  Everybody should begin preparing for the annual season which begins on June 1st.  Fort Bend County’s Office of Emergency Management completes approximately 40 preparedness tasks during the Spring to get adequately prepared for the Hurricane Season.   868 more words

Emergency Management