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Alberta Wildfire Grows ‘Significantly,’ Threatening City

Posted on AllSides May 14th, 2024
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The Alberta wildfire burning near Fort McMurray grew “significantly” overnight and moved closer to the largest city in Canada’s oil-sands producing region, the province’s lead firefighting agency reported. The 9,600 hectare (24,000 acre) blaze expanded to the northeast and is now about 13.5 kilometers (8.4 miles) from the Fort McMurray landfill, Alberta Wildfire said in a release. Shifting winds caused the fire to grow in multiple directions and created large plumes of smoke. With winds expected to blow out of the west and southwest gusting to 35 kilometers and hour,...

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