Canada: Massive Alberta wildfire expected to burn for months
- The images are ones of devastation - scorched homes, virtually whole neighborhoods burned to the ground. It began to rain a little Sunday morning just south of Fort McMurray, but Canadian officials say they expect to fight the massive wildfire that has destroyed large parts of Alberta's oil sands town for months.
There's fear the growing wildfire could double in size and reach a major oil sands mine and even the neighboring province of Saskatchewan.READ MORE: Canada: Alberta declares state of emergency in Fort McMurray; Much of city could be 'destroyed' by wildfire
Morrison said the fire was burning away from communities this weekend. He expected cooler temperatures and expected some rainfall Sunday, but significant rainfall is needed.(Excerpt) Read more at: hosted.ap.org ...
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