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omaghjoe

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Canada Wildfires
« on: May 07, 2016, 05:39:00 AM »
Some of the footage of this fire and people's escapes is crazy

Unfortunately alot of people seem to have lost their homes, I havent heard word of many casualties... hopefully it stay like that.


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Re: Canada Wildfires
« Reply #1 on: May 07, 2016, 08:31:48 AM »
Climate change
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Gabriel_Hurl

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Re: Canada Wildfires
« Reply #2 on: May 07, 2016, 11:48:02 AM »
Some of the footage of this fire and people's escapes is crazy

Unfortunately alot of people seem to have lost their homes, I havent heard word of many casualties... hopefully it stay like that.

Zero human casualties - a city of 80,000 evacuated safely. Heard lots of stories of people getting stranded on side of the highway and others stopping to help them. A few of the big oil companies have shifted their employees out and are making to room in their camps for the evacuees.

The scenes are like something from a disaster movie.

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Re: Canada Wildfires
« Reply #3 on: May 07, 2016, 02:12:53 PM »
Very close to the tar sands as well
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Re: Canada Wildfires
« Reply #4 on: May 07, 2016, 09:49:49 PM »
I suppose it's a given that a gas station will just explode and make matters worse, but how much extra impact does a gas station explosion add to the inferno?

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Re: Canada Wildfires
« Reply #5 on: May 07, 2016, 11:23:12 PM »
To put it in perspective it is an area the size of County Louth or75% of County Armagh that is on fire.

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Re: Canada Wildfires
« Reply #6 on: May 08, 2016, 12:43:57 PM »
To put it in perspective it is an area the size of County Louth ... that is on fire.

Hmm....

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Re: Canada Wildfires
« Reply #7 on: May 08, 2016, 01:23:31 PM »
Not that big a loss then.