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The province is tinder dry.
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Nearly 200 Edmontonians, in fact.
Alberta Premier Rachel Notley said it's the largest fire evacuation in provincial history.
Government of Alberta
Alberta government officials have lifted a provincewide fire ban due to improved conditions and the efforts of firefighters. As of Sunday, only five wildfires were burning out of control across the pr...
Wildfires have forced about 5,000 people from their homes in north-central Alberta but officials don't believe any houses have been lost. Cyndi Taron with the Municipal District of Opportunity says 3,...
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Campgrounds are included in the ban.
EDMONTON - The wildfire threat in Alberta is so volatile the province has imposed a sweeping fire ban to reduce the threat.The ban applies to all forested areas from near the U.S. border north along t...