Smoke from major fires in Slave Lake drifts over Fort St. John

first_imgIf you know of anyone else collecting donations, leave a comment below. Photo – TwitPic/CTV EdmontonEarly-Season forest fires have devestated the town of Slave Lake. According to CTV Edmonton, much of the town is on fire including the City Hall. Reports say all highway access in and out of the community are closed due to the fires, and high winds are keeping water bombers on the ground. – Advertisement -Smoke from the fires started drifting over Fort St. John late Sunday afternoon. The Weather Network is reporting that the smoke could last for 3-4 days depending on the progress of the fires. For more on the fire, visit Lake FM’s website, the local radio station in Slave Lake.  The fire has destroyed their studio’s along with several other building. You can also visit edmonton.ctv.caIf you’d like to help residents of Slave Lake, the Red Cross in Alberta is taking donations. You can donate by calling the national phone number at 1-800-418-1111. You can also donate online at

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