Alberta wildfires force 3 more communities to evacuate — VIDEO

May 5, 2016 5:34 PM

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FORT MCMURRAY, Alberta — Raging wildfires in the Canadian province of Alberta have moved south, forcing three more communities to evacuate and an emergency operations center to move again — taking it far from the devastated oil sands city of Fort McMurray.

The Alberta government said Thursday that more than 1,110 firefighters, 145 helicopters, 138 pieces of heavy equipment and 22 air tankers were fighting a total of 49 wildfires, with seven considered out of control. Officials said conditions remained extreme and that strong winds were helping spread ...

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