Social media has played a massive role in connecting evacuees and keeping them in touch with what’s happening in their fire-ravaged community. Jordan Redshaw and Robin Smith are with the Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo — behind the constant twitter updates ensuring what people need to know gets to them. Both a part of larger team …
Alberta's premier toured Fort McMurray on Monday to take a look at the damage and officials say firefighters were able to protect several key pieces of infrastructure, including the airport, hospital, and water treatment plant.
Fort McMurray fire: What’s happening now, and what you’ve missed
Read the latest on the size of fire, the progress firefighters are making, the response by government and Canadians, and how the evacuees are coping. Also, the latest photos and videos of the fire’s devastating impact
Heroic 12-battle saved downtown Fort McMurray; but firefighters in Beacon Hill forced to retreat
Edmonton fire crews battled several grass and wildfires Sunday afternoon, with flames damaging at least three roofs.But there was a touching moment when a group of Fort McMurray fire evacuees came to Edmonton’s rescue.