Raging Canadian wildfire drives out newly resettled evacuees

May 5, 2016 2:03 PM

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Raging Canadian wildfire drives out newly resettled evacuees

Alberta declared a state of emergency and widened the mandatory evacuation area around the Canadian city of Fort McMurray, forcing thousands of people who resettled just a day ago ahead of a raging wildfire to pick up and move again Thursday.

Shortly after midnight, Royal Canadian Mounted Police went door-to-door south of the city to move residents in the communities of Anzac, Gregoire Estates and Fort McMurray First Nation, about 30 miles southeast, Fort McMurray Today and other local media reported.

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