Showing posts with label Alberta. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Alberta. Show all posts

Tuesday, May 10, 2016

Canadian wildfire city : Wildfire spared 90 percent of Fort McMurray

Fort McMurray is largely intact despite a week of damage from the wildfires devastating Canada's oil sands region, Alberta's premier said after touring the ghost town.

Friday, May 06, 2016

Alberta wildfire could cause record insurance losses in Canada

The wildfire that destroyed the Fort McMurray region in Canada's Alberta province is expected to incur the largest insured property losses from a single disaster in Canadian history.

Thursday, May 05, 2016

Canada steps up efforts to battle Alberta wildfire

Canada is responding at a nationwide level to fight the "catastrophic" wildfire in northern Alberta which caused the largest evacuation in the province's history, officials said Wednesday.

Wednesday, May 04, 2016

Massive wildfire forces evacuation of nearly entire city in northwest Canada; several homes torched

A massive wildfire in northwest Canada has triggered the evacuation of nearly an entire city in Alberta province, authorities said Tuesday.

Officials advised residents of Fort McMurray to flee their homes as the blaze grew larger. Several homes have already been destroyed by the flames, fire officials said.

EL News