Alberta Wildfire

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 07.09.2015 | Canada Alberta

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

Not Enough Food, Blankets For Saskatchewan Evacuees

CP | Kurtis Doering, CKOM, The Canadian Press | Posted 07.11.2015 | Canada Alberta

"Some of us didn't even have supper last night or breakfast this morning."

Soldiers Train To Fight Dire Wildfire Situation In Sask.

CP | Chris Purdy, The Canadian Press | Posted 07.08.2015 | Canada Alberta

"It's not often the Canadian Army is called upon by the provinces to assist with forest fires but this is a big one for Saskatchewan. We're happy to oblige."

Alberta Crews Working To Protect Oilsands Projects From Wildfire

CP | John Cotter, The Canadian Press | Posted 05.28.2016 | Canada Alberta

Cooler weather was helping crews in Alberta battle wildfires Thursday as the province shifted more effort to protecting oilsands projects in the northeast.

Full Fire Ban In Effect For Alberta Forests

The Huffington Post Alberta | Posted 05.25.2015 | Canada Alberta

Campgrounds are included in the ban.

Albertans Asked To Be Extra Cautious About Wildfires

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 05.11.2016 | Canada Alberta

EDMONTON - Alberta is urging campers and drivers of off-highway vehicles to be extra careful not to spark wildfires on the upcoming Victoria Day long ...

Backcountry Access Restricted Due To Fire

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 09.10.2014 | Canada Alberta

NORDEGG, Alta. - Alberta Environment is closing parts of the backcountry near Rocky Mountain House because of a wildfire.Officials say the fire is bur...