THE FORT McMURRAY FIRE
How did Fort McMurray get out alive?
Jamie Coutts, fire chief of Slave Lake, Alta., is all too familiar with wildfire devastation. Five years ago, a third of his town was destroyed by an uncontrollable forest fire. Last week, he stood in the Thickwood Heights area of Fort McMurray, watching “a bomber show—water bombing behind us,” while taking a brief lunch break.
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