Only days after an out-of-control wildfire threatened the hamlet of Nordegg, abandoned campfires caused 11 small wildfires in the Rocky Mountain House Wildfire Management Area on Monday.
“On a long weekend, that’s status quo for us. There’s always abandoned campfires,” said Barry Shellian, fire information officer with Rocky Mountain House Wildfire Management Area, on Tuesday. READ
Authorities lowered the death toll from a massive tornado that devastated a town outside Oklahoma City, saying Monday it killed at least 24 people, down from 51, according to the state medical examiner’s office. Rescuers continued to search the rubble for survivors. READ
RCMP have issued arrest warrants for a man and a woman involved in a carjacking near Blackfalds Wednesday evening. READ