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1 person killed in northern Alberta collision

Police were called to a collision in northern Alberta early Wednesday morning that claimed the life of one person and sent three others to hospital. 73 more words


Man dies after single-vehicle crash in northern Alberta

RCMP are investigating the cause of a single-vehicle collision that claimed the life a man in northern Alberta Friday morning.

Investigators believe the victim was in a pick-up truck, along with another man, 52 kilometres south of Slave Lake when the truck went into a ditch and hit a guard rail at around 2:20 a.m. 67 more words


Overwhelming Support from around the World - and it could happen to anyone

It is really amazing and heart warming to see how the news of devastation is reaching the far corners in the world thanks to the internet & social media with regards to the fires in Northern Alberta. 350 more words

Satellite Images: Heat Fuels Wildfire at Fort McMurray

Source: NASA Earth Observatory

In early May 2016, a destructive wildfire burned through Canada’s Fort McMurray in the Northern Alberta region. Windy, dry, and unseasonably hot conditions all set the stage for the fire. 836 more words

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Firefighting plane crashes in northwest Alberta

A firefighting plane crashed near Manning, Alta. at approximately 4 p.m. Thursday when the pilot suffered a medical episode.

There were two pilots inside the Convair 580 water-tanker plane as it prepared to land at the Manning Municipal Airport. 223 more words


Fort McMurray wildfire: Super 8 Hotel goes up in flames during live report

A Super 8 Hotel to the south of Fort McMurray was ravaged by flames late Tuesday afternoon, among the many homes and business destroyed by an out-of-control wildfire. 434 more words


Fort McMurray wildfire: Evacuee goes into labour after fleeing home

As tens of thousands of Fort McMurray residents fled the flames of an out-of-control wildfire, one evacuee came to the aid of another woman who went into labour amid all the chaos. 437 more words