10 Sri lankan Families among Displaced of Alberta Wildfire in Canada

Thursday, 05 May 2016 - 13:05

A state of emergency has been declared in the province of Alberta in Canada after a wildfire forced all 88,000 residents of Fort McMurray to flee.

It has been reported that 10 sri lankan families are amonst those who have been forced to evacuate.

Officials warn that the blaze could destroy much of the city and the next 24 hours will be crucial.

The fast-moving fire, which broke out on Sunday, has already destroyed 1,600 structures in the Fort McMurray.

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