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"Nature sending JK a not-so-subtle message?"
"Feels like I'm driving on another planet."
Most McMurrayites, myself included, are still coming to grips with what is happening in our town. Most of us left in a hurry, despite wanting to hold on to every last moment we possibly could. Maybe there was one more thing we as an individual could accomplish to save our city. And that's what was running through my mind as I drove north. I couldn't help but think that I could have stayed longer, provided just a little bit more coverage, before I fled. But it didn't happen. We had to go, just like everyone else, and we didn't go willingly.
Way to go, Alberta.
Alberta Premier Rachel Notley said it's the largest fire evacuation in provincial history.
Every summer heavily forested areas leave animals and humans alike susceptible to wildfires. By July of this year, British Columbia saw over 189 active fires burning -- a number that Professional Organizers in Canada says is too high to not be prepared.
An unseasonable warm fall could impact the upcoming ski season.
It's one of the worst fire seasons Alberta has seen in recent years.