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Fort McMurray man killed in May long weekend collision on Highway 63

A 47-year-old Fort McMurray man was killed in a three-vehicle collision on Highway 63 Sunday morning.

Three other people, including a 12-year-old boy, were injured in the crash. 198 more words

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Fort McMurray wildfire now covers more than 522K hectares

Fire conditions in northeastern Alberta remained extreme Sunday as the Fort McMurray wildfire jumped in size overnight.

As of 3 p.m. Sunday, the Fort McMurray wildfire was estimated to cover 522,892 hectares, including 741 hectares in Saskatchewan. 399 more words

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A Devastating Fire

Fort McMurray, also called Fort Mac, had a giant forest fire a few weeks ago. It spread through the whole town causing many people to lose their homes. 267 more words

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Fort McMurray wildfire: evacuation order lifted for some work camps north of the community

Fire officials in Alberta are hoping cooler temperatures and some rain this weekend will enable them to hold the Fort McMurray wildfire in place. While it’s not a lot, the Fort McMurray region received two millimetres of rain overnight Friday and into Saturday morning. 1,147 more words

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Fort McMurray wildfire: how to retrieve vehicles abandoned during evacuation

When tens of thousands of people were forced to evacuate Fort McMurray last week, some were also forced to ditch their vehicles along the way. 437 more words

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Wheels in motion to reunite Fort McMurray residents with their abandoned vehicles

As the planning inches forward to eventually get thousands of Fort McMurray evacuees back into their homes, the job has already begun to reunite many those forced to flee the flames with something else they need to get their lives moving again. 527 more words

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Earls chef from Fort McMurray and family land in Edmonton, hoping their home will survive fire

When Lawrence Cooper and his wife, Katie Maher, woke up Tuesday morning, the sky was clear and everyone was in good spirits.

A day later, the Fort McMurray couple and their three youngsters are in Edmonton, wearing the same clothes from a day earlier and with no idea what the future holds. 442 more words

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