Wildfire spared 90% of Fort McMurray: Alberta Premier Rachel Notley

Wildfire spared 90% of Fort McMurray: Alberta Premier Rachel Notley

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Fort McMurray is still 90% intact despite a week of damage from the wildfires devastating Canada’s oil sands region, Alberta’s premier said after touring the deserted city.

Firefighters warned however that the tens of thousands of residents evacuated from the western oil city would not be able to return for at least two weeks.

“It was a miracle we got the entire population out safely,”Alberta Premier Rachel Notley told reporters yesterday.

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