We know what it was like’: Slave Lake residents offer help, open homes to people fleeing wildfire – CBC

by ahnationtalk on May 22, 201961 Views

May 21, 2019

Business and residents offering evacuees places to stay

The evacuation order for the town of High Level, the surrounding Mackenzie County and the nearby Bushe River Reserve of the Dene Tha’ First Nation has forced more than 4,000 people to flee their homes.

More than 650 people have registered at an emergency reception centre set up in Slave Lake, a town 500 kilometres away from High Level.

People in the community are offering whatever they can to help.

Read More: https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/edmonton/albertans-offer-free-services-to-wildfire-evacuees-1.5144286

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