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Slave Lake firefighters struggle to save town

May 16, 2011, Slave Lake, Alta. - Provincial officials say 40 per cent of the town of Slave Lake, Alta., has been destroyed or damaged by wildfires which swept into the community with little warning Sunday night, forcing thousands to flee their homes. CBC News reports. Click on READ MORE to see photos and view video of the fire.

May 16, 2011
By CBC News

May 16, 2011, Slave Lake, Alta. – Provincial officials say 40 per cent of the town of Slave Lake, Alta.,
has been destroyed or damaged by wildfires which swept into the
community with little warning Sunday night, forcing thousands to flee
their homes. CBC News reports. Click on READ MORE to see photos and view video of the fire. | READ MORE