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The Financial Express
Epic wildfire threatens to engulf Canadian city as 88,000 fleefirefighters to well into the evening,” said Chad Morrison, senior manager with
Epic wildfire threatens to engulf Canadian city as 88,000 flee
The Financial Express / Posted 6 minutes ago
firefighters to well into the evening,” said Chad Morrison, senior manager with Alberta’s Wildlife, Agriculture and Forestry. The Canadian Red Cross said evacuees were calling the organization for help getting food and water. A highway... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Tree Kills a Teenageraccording to Muhosha. This year Machinga has planted about 2,500,000 trees dur
Tree Kills a Teenager
AllAfrica.com / Posted 23 minutes ago
according to Muhosha. This year Machinga has planted about 2,500,000 trees during 2015/2016 Forest Season, the District Forestry Officer added. He said individual farmers, school environment clubs, estates Non-governmental organisations,... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Tree Kills Teenager in Machingaexercises such as patrols and confiscation of forests products such as fire woo
Tree Kills Teenager in Machinga
AllAfrica.com / Posted 23 minutes ago
exercises such as patrols and confiscation of forests products such as fire wood, timber and charcoal, according to Muhosha. This year Machinga has planted about 2,500,000 trees during 2015/2016 Forest Season, the District Forestry Officer... Read more
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Fort McMurray Today
Anzac, Gregoire Lake Estates evacuated tonightwithout transport are to take buses headed for Northlands Coliseum. The evacua
Anzac, Gregoire Lake Estates evacuated tonight
Fort McMurray Today / Posted 28 minutes ago
without transport are to take buses headed for Northlands Coliseum. The evacuations were ordered on the advice of Alberta Forestry due to changing weather patterns. The fire has turned towards Anzac, and if it keeps its projected path it will hit... Read more
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Ghanaweb.com
Emergency declared over Canada city firefar there have been no reports of injuries in the wildfire. Bernie Schmitte, a
Emergency declared over Canada city fire
Ghanaweb.com / Posted an hour ago
far there have been no reports of injuries in the wildfire. Bernie Schmitte, an official at Alberta's Agriculture and Forestry Ministry, said on Wednesday that the "catastrophic fire" had so far "resisted all suppression methods". After... Read more
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New Kerala
Fort McMurray wildfire in Alberta Canada deemed extreme - newkerala.com #59151California, May 5 : The Fort McMurray wildfire hazard has been deemed "extreme"
Fort McMurray wildfire in Alberta Canada deemed extreme - newkerala.com #59151
New Kerala / Posted an hour ago
California, May 5 : The Fort McMurray wildfire hazard has been deemed "extreme" by the Alberta Agriculture and Forestry website. This wildfire in the Fort McMurray area of Alberta remains out of control and has burned approximately 7,686 hectares... Read more
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The China Post
Siberian white crane might be on way homevisitor has since aroused wide attention, including from the foundation and the
Siberian white crane might be on way home
The China Post / Posted an hour ago
visitor has since aroused wide attention, including from the foundation and the New Taipei city government, as well as the Forestry Bureau under the Council of Agriculture and the Construction and Planning Agency under the Ministry of the Interior.... Read more
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iol.co.za
Canadian wildfire threatens entire cityfirefighters to well into the evening,” said Chad Morrison, senior manager with
Canadian wildfire threatens entire city
iol.co.za / Posted 2 hours ago
firefighters to well into the evening,” said Chad Morrison, senior manager with Alberta's Wildlife, Agriculture and Forestry. The Canadian Red Cross said evacuees were calling the organisation for help getting food and water. A highway... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Blackouts Blamed for Illegal Charcoal Businessbusiness in Salima district as more people, faced with frequent blackouts, reso
Blackouts Blamed for Illegal Charcoal Business
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 hours ago
business in Salima district as more people, faced with frequent blackouts, resort to using charcoal. Salima District Forestry Officer Yesaya Mwenda made the observation in an interview with Malawi News Agency (Mana) Tuesday after his office... Read more
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dna
Canada: Epic wildfire threatens to engulf Fort McMurray as 88,000 fleefirefighters to well into the evening," said Chad Morrison, senior manager with
Canada: Epic wildfire threatens to engulf Fort McMurray as 88,000 flee
dna / Posted 2 hours ago
firefighters to well into the evening," said Chad Morrison, senior manager with Alberta's Wildlife, Agriculture and Forestry. The Canadian Red Cross said evacuees were calling the organisation for help getting food and water. Twitter filled... Read more
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Calgary Sun
Albertans reach out to care for animals left behind as Fort McMurray residents fled firea few finding refuge in backyards, with only three left at the club to fend for
Albertans reach out to care for animals left behind as Fort McMurray residents fled fire
Calgary Sun / Posted 2 hours ago
a few finding refuge in backyards, with only three left at the club to fend for themselves after Tuesday’s chaos. “Forestry has agreed to help us rescue some of the loose horses,” said Charity Wiley, spokeswoman for Clearwater. “There are a... Read more
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Perth Now
Big polluters still not at climate tableshow the main contract was handed to Terra Carbon, which will slash 15 million
Big polluters still not at climate table
Perth Now / Posted 2 hours ago
show the main contract was handed to Terra Carbon, which will slash 15 million tonnes of CO2 pollution using land and forestry management. However, energy market analysts RepuTex says that project likely pushed down the average price, while... Read more
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Adelaide Now
Big polluters still not at climate tableshow the main contract was handed to Terra Carbon, which will slash 15 million
Big polluters still not at climate table
Adelaide Now / Posted 2 hours ago
show the main contract was handed to Terra Carbon, which will slash 15 million tonnes of CO2 pollution using land and forestry management. However, energy market analysts RepuTex says that project likely pushed down the average price, while... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Catastrophic Slave Lake wildfire served as ‘wake-up call’ for Albertaan aging – and in some cases over-mature – forest and increasing development in
Catastrophic Slave Lake wildfire served as ‘wake-up call’ for Alberta
The Globe and Mail / Posted 3 hours ago
an aging – and in some cases over-mature – forest and increasing development in forested land. Alberta Agriculture and Forestry spokesman Mike Long said steps were being taken to address the elevated fire risk in the province before this week’s... Read more
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FOX 2 News St. Louis
St. Louis Blues to aid victims of Fort McMurray wildfirewere expected to create "explosive conditions" for fire growth and make it diff
St. Louis Blues to aid victims of Fort McMurray wildfire
FOX 2 News St. Louis / Posted 3 hours ago
were expected to create "explosive conditions" for fire growth and make it difficult for firefighters to keep up, Alberta forestry manager Bernie Schmitte said. The fire is "challenging all of us," he said. About 250 firefighters were on the... Read more
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KPLR 11 St. Louis
St. Louis Blues to aid victims of Fort McMurray wildfirewere expected to create "explosive conditions" for fire growth and make it diff
St. Louis Blues to aid victims of Fort McMurray wildfire
KPLR 11 St. Louis / Posted 3 hours ago
were expected to create "explosive conditions" for fire growth and make it difficult for firefighters to keep up, Alberta forestry manager Bernie Schmitte said. The fire is "challenging all of us," he said. About 250 firefighters were on the... Read more
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FOX40 Sacramento
Fort McMurray Fire: Entire City Forced to Flee as Inferno Rageswere expected to create “explosive conditions” for fire growth and make it diff
Fort McMurray Fire: Entire City Forced to Flee as Inferno Rages
FOX40 Sacramento / Posted 3 hours ago
were expected to create “explosive conditions” for fire growth and make it difficult for firefighters to keep up, Alberta forestry manager Bernie Schmitte said. The fire is “challenging all of us,” he said. About 250 firefighters were on the... Read more
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Brainerd Dispatch
Large wildfire ignites north of Staplesalso has no burning permits or campfires allowed in a good portion of northern
Large wildfire ignites north of Staples
Brainerd Dispatch / Posted 3 hours ago
also has no burning permits or campfires allowed in a good portion of northern part of the state. Go to www.dnr.state.mn.us/forestry/fire/firerating_restrictions.html to see what restrictions apply to each county and to learn more about burning... Read more
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WDAM-TV Hattiesburg
Walt's Look Around: Ag Museum Spring Farm Daywhere you can go ‘down to the farm’ and never leave the city. And of course we’
Walt's Look Around: Ag Museum Spring Farm Day
WDAM-TV Hattiesburg / Posted 4 hours ago
where you can go ‘down to the farm’ and never leave the city. And of course we’re talking about the Agricultural and Forestry Museum in Jackson. And although it’s open year round, there are a couple of days in the year when there are lots of... Read more
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BBC News
Canada wildfire: Alberta declares emergencyfar there have been no reports of injuries in the wildfire. Bernie Schmitte, a
Canada wildfire: Alberta declares emergency
BBC News / Posted 4 hours ago
far there have been no reports of injuries in the wildfire. Bernie Schmitte, an official at Alberta's Agriculture and Forestry Ministry, said on Wednesday that the "catastrophic fire" had so far "resisted all suppression methods". After... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Engineering at Waikato set to growretro-fitting, energy recovery, water/waste management, power generation, road
Engineering at Waikato set to grow
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 4 hours ago
retro-fitting, energy recovery, water/waste management, power generation, road networks, dams, bridges and agriculture and forestry development. The University has been planning the expansion of its engineering offerings since the announcement of a... Read more
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dna
Clean Ganga Mission: Ganga ministry approves projects worth Rs 2246 crorewill be implemented under the centrally sponsored flagship scheme Namami Gange.
Clean Ganga Mission: Ganga ministry approves projects worth Rs 2246 crore
dna / Posted 4 hours ago
will be implemented under the centrally sponsored flagship scheme Namami Gange. The ESC also appraised a project on forestry along Ganga that will be jointly implemented by union environment ministry and union water resources, river... Read more
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Timmins Times
1,600 structures razedmorning, 101 firefighters, 11 helicopters and four air tankers are battling the
1,600 structures razed
Timmins Times / Posted 4 hours ago
morning, 101 firefighters, 11 helicopters and four air tankers are battling the blaze around Fort McMurray, said Alberta Forestry Spokesman Travis Fairweather. The provincial government has requested help from other provinces and states. So far,... Read more
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KCEN-TV
Wildfire guts large swath of Canadian city; 88,000 fleeI had for 15 years before that are both destroyed,” Jean said. Bruce Mayer, as
Wildfire guts large swath of Canadian city; 88,000 flee
KCEN-TV / Posted 4 hours ago
I had for 15 years before that are both destroyed,” Jean said. Bruce Mayer, assistant deputy minister of the province’s forestry division, said the arrival of the cold front packing 15 to 30 mph winds meant a "more intense burning day,"... Read more
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Northern Daily Leader
Capturing crooks in a network in Tambar Springs areaas well,” he said. “There has been some success by way of a number of strategi
Capturing crooks in a network in Tambar Springs area
Northern Daily Leader / Posted 4 hours ago
as well,” he said. “There has been some success by way of a number of strategies implemented, not only by the people involved in that group, but strategies from within National Parks and Wildlife through the use of cameras in the the forestry area... Read more
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Whitecourt Star
Lac Ste Anne county declares evacuation"This is taxing for everybody, but we have surrounding neighbours that are comi
Lac Ste Anne county declares evacuation
Whitecourt Star / Posted 5 hours ago
"This is taxing for everybody, but we have surrounding neighbours that are coming to our aid.” Shannon Stambaugh, Alberta Forestry wildfire information officer, said that by 12:34 p.m., Lac Ste Anne County requested assistance from the province,... Read more
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heraldscotland
Holyrood's new faces: Land reform campaigner Andy Wightman hopes to make his case as an MSPand relationship with power and money is Wightman's specialist topic, an intere
Holyrood's new faces: Land reform campaigner Andy Wightman hopes to make his case as an MSP
heraldscotland / Posted 6 hours ago
and relationship with power and money is Wightman's specialist topic, an interest that dates back to his days studying forestry at Aberdeen University. "I just developed an interest, realised nobody was really looking at it so I started... Read more
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heraldscotland
Andy Wightman may be a new face for the Scottish Greens but he is no stranger to Holyroodand relationship with power and money is Mr Wightman’s specialist topic, an int
Andy Wightman may be a new face for the Scottish Greens but he is no stranger to Holyrood
heraldscotland / Posted 6 hours ago
and relationship with power and money is Mr Wightman’s specialist topic, an interest that dates back to his days studying forestry at Aberdeen University. “I just developed an interest, realised nobody was really looking at it so I started... Read more
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Rappler
'Catastrophic wildfires' force thousands to flee in Canadawere even worse than imagined. "This is a very explosive situation," warned Be
'Catastrophic wildfires' force thousands to flee in Canada
Rappler / Posted 7 hours ago
were even worse than imagined. "This is a very explosive situation," warned Bernie Schmitte of Alberta's agriculture and forestry ministry. "These are catastrophic wildfires." The fire has destroyed some 2,000 residences in the city's most... Read more
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The Gilmer Mirror
USDA Announces $15.6 Million in Grants to Strengthen Rural Communities - USDA Announces $15.6 Million in Grants to Strengthen Rural Communities WASHINGTON May 4 2016 – The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) today announced $15.6 million in...new technologies to improve the viability and competitiveness of small and medi
USDA Announces $15.6 Million in Grants to Strengthen Rural Communities - USDA Announces $15.6 Million in Grants to Strengthen Rural Communities WASHINGTON May 4 2016 – The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) today announced $15.6 million in...
The Gilmer Mirror / Posted 7 hours ago
new technologies to improve the viability and competitiveness of small and medium-sized dairy, poultry, livestock, crop, forestry, and other commodity operations. The AFRI Foundational Program supports projects that sustain and enhance... Read more
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Chatham This Week
1,600 structures razedmorning, 101 firefighters, 11 helicopters and four air tankers are battling the
1,600 structures razed
Chatham This Week / Posted 7 hours ago
morning, 101 firefighters, 11 helicopters and four air tankers are battling the blaze around Fort McMurray, said Alberta Forestry Spokesman Travis Fairweather. The provincial government has requested help from other provinces and states. So far,... Read more
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Wallaceburg Courier Press
1,600 structures razedmorning, 101 firefighters, 11 helicopters and four air tankers are battling the
1,600 structures razed
Wallaceburg Courier Press / Posted 7 hours ago
morning, 101 firefighters, 11 helicopters and four air tankers are battling the blaze around Fort McMurray, said Alberta Forestry Spokesman Travis Fairweather. The provincial government has requested help from other provinces and states. So far,... Read more
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CBC.ca
Another 'out-of-control' wildfire in Alberta prompts evacuationfire remains confined to the northwest corner of the reserve, she added. Oneil
Another 'out-of-control' wildfire in Alberta prompts evacuation
CBC.ca / Posted 7 hours ago
fire remains confined to the northwest corner of the reserve, she added. Oneil Carlier, Minister of Agriculture and Forestry, and the MLA for Whitecourt-Ste Anne, said Wednesday he's worried for the First Nations and acreage owners in the... Read more
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Money Management
Penny Egan joines APESBand director of Newood Holdings Pty Ltd. She has worked in senior management r
Penny Egan joines APESB
Money Management / Posted 7 hours ago
and director of Newood Holdings Pty Ltd. She has worked in senior management roles across a number of Tasmanian government organisations including as chief financial officer with the Department of Health and Human Services and Forestry T... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Logging truck crashes: Speeding drivers blamedcar crashes into South Auckland houseRolled logging truck blocking road He sai
Logging truck crashes: Speeding drivers blamed
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 7 hours ago
car crashes into South Auckland houseRolled logging truck blocking road He said the issue needed to be addressed by the forestry industry as forestry owners were trying to squeeze the best freight rate with trucking firms. "Freight rates need... Read more
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Strathroy Age Dispatch
1,600 structures razedmorning, 101 firefighters, 11 helicopters and four air tankers are battling the
1,600 structures razed
Strathroy Age Dispatch / Posted 7 hours ago
morning, 101 firefighters, 11 helicopters and four air tankers are battling the blaze around Fort McMurray, said Alberta Forestry Spokesman Travis Fairweather. The provincial government has requested help from other provinces and states. So far,... Read more
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The West Elgin Chronicle
1,600 structures razedmorning, 101 firefighters, 11 helicopters and four air tankers are battling the
1,600 structures razed
The West Elgin Chronicle / Posted 7 hours ago
morning, 101 firefighters, 11 helicopters and four air tankers are battling the blaze around Fort McMurray, said Alberta Forestry Spokesman Travis Fairweather. The provincial government has requested help from other provinces and states. So far,... Read more
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My Suburban Life
Elmhurst community television releases May programmingceremonies: Ken Bartels Air date: 5 p.m. Mondays and 7:30 p.m. Saturdays Elmh
Elmhurst community television releases May programming
My Suburban Life / Posted 7 hours ago
ceremonies: Ken Bartels Air date: 5 p.m. Mondays and 7:30 p.m. Saturdays Elmhurst Our Kind of Town #1351 Title: Elmhurst Forestry Division and Field School celebrate Arbor Day 2016 Host: City of Elmhurst Superintendent of Forestry Mark... Read more
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Kincardine News
1,600 structures razedmorning, 101 firefighters, 11 helicopters and four air tankers are battling the
1,600 structures razed
Kincardine News / Posted 7 hours ago
morning, 101 firefighters, 11 helicopters and four air tankers are battling the blaze around Fort McMurray, said Alberta Forestry Spokesman Travis Fairweather. The provincial government has requested help from other provinces and states. So far,... Read more
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The Economic Times
Kishore Biyani's Future Group may merge HomeTown with FabFurnishIndia's furniture industry, market experts said In October, Japanese housing a
Kishore Biyani's Future Group may merge HomeTown with FabFurnish
The Economic Times / Posted 7 hours ago
India's furniture industry, market experts said In October, Japanese housing and building materials trading firm Sumitomo Forestry bought a 26% stake in Indian modular furniture manufacturer Spacewood for about $14 million (Rs 91 crore), making it... Read more
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Delhi News Record
1,600 structures razedmorning, 101 firefighters, 11 helicopters and four air tankers are battling the
1,600 structures razed
Delhi News Record / Posted 7 hours ago
morning, 101 firefighters, 11 helicopters and four air tankers are battling the blaze around Fort McMurray, said Alberta Forestry Spokesman Travis Fairweather. The provincial government has requested help from other provinces and states. So far,... Read more
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The Huffington Post
Climate Change Might Be Causing Massive Canadian Wildfires, Experts Saysince March, a full month before fire season usually begins, according to the p
Climate Change Might Be Causing Massive Canadian Wildfires, Experts Say
The Huffington Post / Posted 8 hours ago
since March, a full month before fire season usually begins, according to the province's Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry. Over 7,000 wildfires burned through 4 million hectares of land across the country last year, according to the... Read more
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Goderich Signal-Star
1,600 structures razedmorning, 101 firefighters, 11 helicopters and four air tankers are battling the
1,600 structures razed
Goderich Signal-Star / Posted 8 hours ago
morning, 101 firefighters, 11 helicopters and four air tankers are battling the blaze around Fort McMurray, said Alberta Forestry Spokesman Travis Fairweather. The provincial government has requested help from other provinces and states. So far,... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
Alberta declares state of emergency as wildfire forces hurried evacuationthe fire, which started on Sunday. “The worst of the fire is not over,” said Be
Alberta declares state of emergency as wildfire forces hurried evacuation
Guardian Unlimited / Posted 8 hours ago
the fire, which started on Sunday. “The worst of the fire is not over,” said Bernie Schmitte of Alberta Agriculture and Forestry. “We’re still faced with very high temperatures, low relative humidity and some strong winds.” Hours later, the... Read more
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The Norwich Gazette
1,600 structures razedmorning, 101 firefighters, 11 helicopters and four air tankers are battling the
1,600 structures razed
The Norwich Gazette / Posted 8 hours ago
morning, 101 firefighters, 11 helicopters and four air tankers are battling the blaze around Fort McMurray, said Alberta Forestry Spokesman Travis Fairweather. The provincial government has requested help from other provinces and states. So far,... Read more
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CBC.ca
'Catastrophic' Fort McMurray wildfire prompts state of emergencycommend our citizens for staying strong."Fire 'catastrophic' Bernie Schmitte,
'Catastrophic' Fort McMurray wildfire prompts state of emergency
CBC.ca / Posted 8 hours ago
commend our citizens for staying strong."Fire 'catastrophic' Bernie Schmitte, wildfire manager at Alberta Agriculture and Forestry, said the "catastrophic fire" has so far "resisted all suppression methods." He said firefighting resources are... Read more
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Daily Journal
Wildfire guts large swath of Canadian city; 80,000 fleeI had for 15 years before that are both destroyed,” Jean said. Bruce Mayer, as
Wildfire guts large swath of Canadian city; 80,000 flee
Daily Journal / Posted 8 hours ago
I had for 15 years before that are both destroyed,” Jean said. Bruce Mayer, assistant deputy minister of the province’s forestry division, said the arrival of the cold front packing 15 to 30 mph winds meant a "more intense burning day,"... Read more
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Brisbane Times
Royal Dutch Shell closes some Canadian ops as wildfire consumes 1600 buildingswinds, high temperatures and low humidity will again create "explosive conditio
Royal Dutch Shell closes some Canadian ops as wildfire consumes 1600 buildings
Brisbane Times / Posted 8 hours ago
winds, high temperatures and low humidity will again create "explosive conditions" on Wednesday, said Bernie Schmitte, forestry manager in the nearby municipality of Wood Buffalo. Schmitte added that more resources are being assembled across... Read more
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The Clarion-Ledger
Wildfire guts large swath of Canadian city; 80,000 fleeI had for 15 years before that are both destroyed,” Jean said. Bruce Mayer, as
Wildfire guts large swath of Canadian city; 80,000 flee
The Clarion-Ledger / Posted 8 hours ago
I had for 15 years before that are both destroyed,” Jean said. Bruce Mayer, assistant deputy minister of the province’s forestry division, said the arrival of the cold front packing 15 to 30 mph winds meant a "more intense burning day,"... Read more
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Daily Record
Wildfire guts large swath of Canadian city; 80,000 fleeI had for 15 years before that are both destroyed,” Jean said. Bruce Mayer, as
Wildfire guts large swath of Canadian city; 80,000 flee
Daily Record / Posted 8 hours ago
I had for 15 years before that are both destroyed,” Jean said. Bruce Mayer, assistant deputy minister of the province’s forestry division, said the arrival of the cold front packing 15 to 30 mph winds meant a "more intense burning day,"... Read more
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