Alberta Wildfire

Pilot Killed Fighting Wildfire Was Not Formally Trained On Risks

The Huffington Post Alberta | Sarah Rieger | Posted 08.15.2016 | Canada Alberta

A "fire whirl" caused the plane to crash.

The Fort McMurray Wildfire Has Stopped Growing

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 06.13.2016 | Canada Alberta

FORT MCMURRAY, Alta. — The huge wildfire that tore through parts of Fort McMurray and northeastern Alberta is classified as being held for the first...

South African Company Sorry For Firefighter Pay Dispute In Alberta

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 06.11.2016 | Canada Alberta

Working on Fire Ltd. says it is sorry about an ongoing dispute over their pay.

Notley Promises South African Firefighters Will Get A Pay Bump

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 06.10.2016 | Canada Alberta

Their normal pay is only $200 to $1,200 a month.

South African Firefighters In Fort Mac Walk Out Over Pay

The Huffington Post Alberta | Sarah Rieger | Posted 06.10.2016 | Canada Alberta

“We feel very bad and we don’t know what to do [about] the situation."

Northern Alberta Wildfire Forces Cenovus Facility To Shut Down

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 06.08.2016 | Canada Alberta

The fire is about 55 hectares.

Here's Why The Oilsands Should Be Safe From The Fort Mac Fire

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 05.18.2016 | Canada Alberta

Experts aren't expecting serious harm.

Another Part Of Alberta Forced To Evacuate After New Fire

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 05.16.2016 | Canada Alberta

Provincial officials say the fire is near an energy industry plant and is burning on either side of Highway 43.

Shaq Sings 'O Canada' To Thank Fort McMurray 'Heroes'

The Huffington Post Alberta | Mohamed Omar | Posted 05.11.2016 | Canada Alberta

A lovely message from the basketball legend.

Video Shows 'Amazing' Firefighters Saving Fort McMurray House

The Huffington Post Alberta | Mohamed Omar | Posted 05.10.2016 | Canada Alberta

Unparallelled courage.

Video Shows Pulverized Community In Fort McMurray

The Huffington Post Alberta | Mohamed Omar | Posted 05.10.2016 | Canada Alberta

Devastating images from the Stone Creek neighbourhood.

Authorities Block Animal Lovers Trying To Rescue Fort Mac Pets

CP | Nicole Thompson, The Canadian Press | Posted 05.09.2016 | Canada Alberta

"This is a mass grave, in basements, in crates."

Fort McMurray Fire Evacuees Transported Out Of Harm's Way

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 05.08.2016 | Canada Alberta

The fires also moved slower than was previously anticipated.

Albertans Packed Some Hilariously Odd Stuff During Evacuation

The Huffington Post Alberta | Andree Lau | Posted 05.10.2016 | Canada Alberta

"Crying laughing instead of just crying."

Only Rain Can Stop The Fort Mac Fire: Official

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 05.05.2016 | Canada Alberta

"Let me be clear: air tankers are not going to stop this fire."

Fort McMurray Disaster Hits Close To Home For Maritimers

CP | Kevin Bissett, The Canadian Press | Posted 05.04.2016 | Canada Alberta

Much of the Fort Mac workforce comes from the east coast, and there are few Atlantic Canadians who aren't close to someone who lives there, or have lived there themselves.

Here Are All The Ways You Can Help Fort McMurray

The Huffington Post Canada | Maham Abedi | Posted 05.05.2016 | Canada Alberta

Many people have lost all their belongings in the massive blaze.

Meteorologist Says She Wasn't Joking About Alberta Wildfire

The Huffington Post Canada | Mohamed Omar | Posted 05.04.2016 | Canada

Some viewers took to Twitter to criticize Cindy Day for her comment

Fast-Moving Fire Forces Alberta Evacuees Out Of Shelter

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 05.05.2016 | Canada Alberta

Officials aren't taking any chances.

Albertan Saved From Burning Home By Neighbour, Girlfriend

CBC | CBC News | Posted 05.04.2016 | Canada Alberta

Chris Burrows said he had only about five minutes to gather whatever he could grab.

Northern Alberta Wildfires Keep Fort McMurray Residents On Edge

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 05.03.2016 | Canada Alberta

Fire bans are in place for much of the province.

Aircraft And Ground Crews Work To Halt Fort McMurray Wildfire

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 05.02.2016 | Canada Alberta

About 200 residents remain on mandatory evacuation.

Massive Wildfire Near Fort McMurray Forces Hundreds To Evacuate

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 05.02.2016 | Canada Alberta

As of early Monday morning, the fire was just over one kilometre from the city.

► Tornado Of Fire Forces Alberta Firefighter's Daring Escape

The Huffington Post Alberta | Sarah Rieger | Posted 04.20.2016 | Canada Alberta

Dry grass and strong winds made the blaze a particularly difficult one to control.

Foreign Help Called In To Battle Western Canada Blazes

CP | John Cotter, The Canadian Press | Posted 07.09.2016 | Canada Alberta

Soldiers began helping crews fight wildfires threatening communities in northern Saskatchewan on Wednesday, as other western provinces called in help ...