Canada Wildfires Showing No Sign of Abating – Wall Street Journal

Wildfires that hit the center of Canada’s oil sands sector in Alberta a week ago show no signs of abating, more than doubling in size since Friday, as they move northeast toward the neighboring province of Saskatchewan amid efforts to complete the relocation of evacuees who had flee to oil-sands camps north of Fort McMurray.

As of late Saturday night, the fires, spurred by dry and windy weather conditions, were poised to double in size from Friday, to cover more than 494,210 acres, an area close to two-thirds the size of…

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