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Canada:Wild Fire:2016/05/01

Duration2016/05/01 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 DistrictCanada
NameWild 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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