Fast-Moving Alberta Wildfire Threatens Homes

StoryfulWeatherPublished: September 12, 2017
Published: September 12, 2017

A fast-moving wildfire ravaging southern Alberta’s Waterton National Park prompted mandatory evacuation notices for several communities on Monday, September 11. Local news media reported evacuation orders for Pincher Creek and Cardston County followed by a local state of emergency being declared. Footage shot Monday morning shows a layer of smoke hanging over the the park. By the afternoon, smoke and flames from the 11,000-hectare Kenow Fire were turning the sky an ominous orange. According to the uploader, this video was shot around 10.30 am between Twin Butte and the gate to the park. Credit: Facebook/Shootin’ the Breeze via Storyful

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