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Athabasca Chipewyan declare state of emergency to help members get home


The Athabasca Chipewyan First Nation, based in Fort Chipewyan, Alta., has declared a state of emergency as it attempts to get its members home as a wildfire continues to blaze in the nearby city of Fort McMurray.

Chief Allan Adam says that any displaced members of the First Nation or Fort Chipewyan residents should call the band office as soon as possible at (780) 713-1451 or (780) 697-3730, or e-mail with their location.


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