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"... you need to know how incredibly grateful we are."
Fire Chief Darby Allen says the emotional toll is hitting home for the crews who worked non-stop for days.
"Our visit to Fort McMurray will allow us to show our ongoing support."
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"The options are just to rebuild, stay strong, always move forward.''
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Kimberly Parsons is now staying with her brother in Grande Cache and can't get back to the camp for her passport.
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The maps will show a high-level satellite overview of the city's status.
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Firefighters are speculating an explosion might have blown out the stove glass, and Tux crawled inside. Then another blast caused the appliance to topple onto its side
His next court appearance has been set for July 20 in Fort McMurray, if the law courts are operational.
As of Monday afternoon, there were over 100 cases of people suffering from fever, nausea, vomiting and diarrhea in Edmonton.
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The hospital, municipal building and all functioning schools were saved, said the premier.
"This is a mass grave, in basements, in crates."
"We now almost consider this a normal course of business."
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Municipal Affairs Minister Danielle Larivee said schools across the province are prepared to welcome students from the Fort McMurray area.
The fires also moved slower than was previously anticipated.
The public safety minister said about 7,500 people were moved through Fort McMurray to the south on Friday.
In case you were wondering what 85,000 hectares looked like.
Chris Burrows said he had only about five minutes to gather whatever he could grab.
The blast occured at Nexen's Long Lake plant.
"The affected facility has been shut down and we are stabilizing the scene."
Ever watch one of those shows that make fun of Americans and what they think of Canadians? I mean, ha ha, they think we all live in igloos, or ha ha, they think we all drive snowmobiles in July. Except I find I am not doing much ha-ha-ing when I realize that my fellow Canadians - and Albertans - know so little about my region. I find myself saying not "ha ha" but rather "what the hell?"