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Alberta had a busy season for wildfires

Reading Time: < 1 minute Alberta’s wildland firefighters had one of their busiest wildfire seasons on record, combating more than 1,786 fires that burned 492,000 hectares. That was the third-highest number of fires in the past 25 years. The busy season saw 2,904 Albertans hired as emergency firefighters, with 1,128 additional firefighters and various aircraft brought in from Eastern and […] Read more