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Fire in the Province of Alberta, Canada

Monday, 16 May 2011

Type of Event:
Fire
Location of Event:
Alberta, Canada
Date of Charter Activation:
15/05/2011
Charter Requestor:
Public Safety Canada
Project Management:
Canadian Space Agency

Description of the event

On 15 May 2011, several wildfires hit Lesser Slave Lake Provincial Park, Alberta. Canada. Roughly 7,000 people had been evacuated from the area. Evacuation orders have been issued by municipalities declaring a state of emergency.

Wild Fires in Alberta, Canada

Source: Aqua
Acquired: 16/05/11

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