Read our exclusive report on “Canada Wildfire”. A massive fire at Canada’s western Alberta province, Fort McMurry has forced residents to flee. A state of emergency has been declared and mass evacuation have been ordered in Fort McMurray.
A mandatory evacuation notice has already been issued by the official for the entire population of Fort McMurray in northern Alberta, Canada.
Fort McMurray – which lies in Alberta’s Canada is a town with a thriving community of Oil workers and has a population of more than 60,000 people. The city has huge oil deposits in the nearby sand pits.
The wildfire has destroyed a number of homes and businesses, raining ash on the streets of the city. The evacuation is also not easy for the residents as the highway road is also licked by flames.
The Canadian Prime Minister “Justin Trudeau” is offerring full support to the people. The officials are doing their best to douse the fire and ensure the safety of all residents. The helicopters and aircrafts are in service to drop water and fire retardant.
The massive wildfire has the potential to destroy much of the town from which hundreds of homes have already been consumed by the blaze. It is cited to be largest fire evacuation in Alberta’s history.
Athabasca Oil evacuates Hangingstone project as fire nears. Oilsands projects south of #FortMcMurray begin evacuations as fire moves south.
— CBC News Alerts (@CBCAlerts) May 6, 2016