At over 200,000 hectares, the Fort McMurray wildfire continues to burn. The immediate threat to Fort Mac has subsided, however, it has left it’s mark. Even though over 80% of the town had been saved, some residents will return home to what is being described as ‘scorched earth’. Check out this video from a crew that was reviewing the damage yesterday:
The cost to rebuild from this devastation is said to be greater than that of Hurricane Katrina. There are people I know personally that have lost their homes throughout this ordeal – so your help is still needed. The shocking part of all this is that people are still being reckless when it comes to lighting fires or potentially being the cause of a fire. Over the past couple of says, numerous fires were reported in Edmonton.