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Caged! “The Beast” classified as under control

Fort McMurray, AB, Canada / MIX 103.7
Caged! "The Beast" classified as under control

Alberta Wildfire mobile app shows the Fort McMurray wildfire as under control on July 5, 2016

After more than two months, the Fort McMurray wildfire has now been completely contained.

According to the Alberta Wildfire mobile app, MWF-009 A.K.A. “The Beast” is now classified as “under control.” The new status means that the blaze is now considered completely contained, and will be extinguished.

From June 13 until now, the status was “being held” which meant that a perimeter had been created and the fire wasn’t expected to grow beyond its current size.

Since May 3, the fire has burned 589,552 hectares of land including over 2,000 structures in the RMWB.

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