Terribly Beautiful: Industrial Pollution Seen From Above
BLECH. (J Henry Fair/ TIME Magazine) Fort McMurray, Alberta, Canada A containment pond holds tar sands tailings, consisting of a mixture of sand, water, and toxic chemicals that remain after the unrefined oil products have been extracted
'A lifetime of firefighting in an hour:' Firefighters recall tackling Fort McMurray fire
Within a day of orders that all residents had to leave Fort McMurray, three firefighters from St. Albert near Edmonton, joined hundreds of others to help extinguish a city on fire. It was an experience they won't soon forget. They share their experience with The Current.