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Update – In Pictures – Slave Lake, Alberta Two Weeks Later


Amongst the ruin, a yellow balloon floated through the remains of a neighbourhood

Amongst the ruin, a yellow balloon floated through the remains of a neighbourhood

Just got tweeted from Brittney Le Blanc (@britl on Twitter) in regards to my previous blog post.  Updated pictures from Slave Lake, Alberta have been posted on the News 880 website.

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Slave Lake After the Fires


What a business sign looks like after the #slavelake fire. on Twitpic  Fires ravaged through Slave Lake, Alberta this past week, destroying 40% of the town, mostly in the southeastern section of  the town,  where half the homes were consumed by flames. The mall, town hall and many downtown businesses were destroyed, and 7,000  people were evacuated.

Pictures are just now coming out showing the extent of the devastation to the community, and I have to thank @britl on Twitter for sharing these with the world.

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