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Alberta Premier Rachel Notley says that about 850 square kilometres – roughly the size of the City of Calgary – has now been burned in and around Fort McMurray. She also says that figure could grow. A province-wide fire ban has been issued.
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Raging forest fires whipped up by shifting winds sliced through the middle of Fort McMurray, Alta., sending tens of thousands fleeing and prompting the evacuation of the entire city.