Surveying Fire-Ravaged Fort McMurray, Justin Trudeau Praises Responders

May 14, 2016 12:38 AM

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OTTAWA — After taking a helicopter tour of fire-ravaged Fort McMurray, Alberta, on Friday, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau credited firefighters for saving much of the city.

An official count found that 2,432 buildings were destroyed and 500 were damaged. About 25,000 buildings are “still standing” but may have smoke damage.

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