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Indigenous communities take in Fort McMurray fire evacuees, scramble to find members

 


Indigenous communities and groups are scrambling to ensure their people are safe, and taking in evacuees, as tens of thousands flee the massive wildfire raging through the northern Alberta city of Fort McMurray.

Chief Jim Boucher said many members of Fort McKay First Nation, which is about 50 kilometres north of Fort McMurray, owned houses or lived in the city.

http://www.cbc.ca/news/aboriginal/indigenous-communities-fort-mcmurray-evacuees-1.3566938

 

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