Alberta Wildfire Evacuees Return Home

Thousands now able to return home

 

Thousands of Albertans were evacuated from their homes after being chased from the community of High Level by an out-of-control wildfire. (CBC)

 

Kaylen Small, Karen Bartko and Jessica Vomiero, Global News

HIGH LEVEL, Alberta (Global News) – Thousands of High Level residents, who were evacuated nearly two weeks ago because of ongoing wildfires in the region, began to return home on Monday.

Residents were greeted at a checkpoint, where they were given a letter from the RCMP detailing how officers looked after the town over the past two weeks, and what to expect when they get home. MORE