While Fort McMurray Burns

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  1. May 6, 2016 #1

    nealtw

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    It does look like they got all people are out but most of the town is on fire.
    A big shout out for the little town of Lac la biche with 2500 residence and they are looking after 12,000 evacuees.
     
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    I hope they are able to go home soon....and i hope their homes are still there.
     
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    I don't know the number but I understand many homes are lost
     
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    Is the area burning a populated area or is it forest? From the looks of it on the national channels, there seem to be significant loss of property. Last I heard there wasn't hope of containing it for the next few weeks. Good grief, that has to be awful.
     
  5. May 9, 2016 #5

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    The town of Ft McMurray was a direct hit. I believe the number of people that had to leave may be 80,000! Video from the escape is awesome/scary.
     
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