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Fire west of Janvier “under control”

Fort McMurray, AB, Canada / MIX 103.7

Residents of Janvier can breath a sigh of relief after the province provided an update on the fire that sprouted up close to town.

The Alberta Government updated the situation on Tuesday, saying the wildfire 8km west of Janvier had been brought under control.

According to Alberta Wildfire, the blaze had reached a size of 146.5 hectares.

There are currently 17 wildfires burning in the province, with the Fort McMurray fire the only one not considered to be under control.

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