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Duration 2016/05/01 Fort McMurray, the Canadian oil town in Alberta engulfed by wildfires that erupted on 1 May 2016. The fires forced 88,000 residents of the city to evacuate. Country or District Canada Name Wild Fire
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- Reuters 2016/05/08
Alberta government estimated on 8 May 2016 that the fire had consumed 161,000 hectares (395,000 acres).
- Reuters 2016/05/01
More than 1,600 structures, including hundreds of homes, had been destroyed by the morning of 4 May 2016.
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Urgent Report from Supporting Members of the Asian Disaster Reduction Center
- International Charter 2016/05/04
Fire in Canada