Evacuations Continue Friday in Wildfire-Struck Alberta – Wall Street Journal

With forest fires continuing to spread in Canada’s oil-patch hub in the province of Alberta, albeit at a slower pace than in past days, evacuation efforts on Friday will focus on areas north of the hard-hit town of Fort McMurray.

Officials aimed to evacuate around 8,000 people from areas north of Fort McMurray by late Thursday, Alberta Premier Rachel Notley said during a news conference, and expect to begin police-led convoys of…

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