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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

News/ Current Events

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


Fort McMurray wildfire: a closer look at the community under fire threat

FORT MCMURRAY, Alta. – A look at Fort McMurray, the northern Alberta community in which several neighbourhoods were under an evacuation notice Tuesday because of a wildfire. 508 more words


Don't Panic, But...

It’s never nice getting a phone call that starts with, “Okay, don’t panic but…” I was at my yoga studio, after a pleasant staff meeting and potluck when Christo called the main studio line. 872 more words