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Officials fear massive Canada wildfire could double in size

Alberta –  Canadian officials hoped to complete the mass evacuation of work camps north of Alberta’s main oil sands city of Fort McMurray on Saturday, fearing a growing wildfire could double in size and reach a major oil sands mine and even the neighboring province of Saskatchewan. Chad Morrison of Alberta Wildfire said the massive blaze in the province

Canada evacuating 8,000 people by air as massive wildfire continues to grow

FORT MCMURRAY, Alberta –  Canadian officials began evacuating 8,000 people from work camps north of devastated Fort McMurray by air on Thursday and hoped to move thousands more via a highway convoy Friday if it is safe from a massive wildfire raging in Alberta that has grown to 210,035 acres. More than 80,000 people have emptied Fort