A screenshot of Alberta, Canada's wildfire dashboard from May 8, 2023 This map shows the active wildfires in Alberta as of Monday afternoon. Those marked with red are considered "out of control," which means the wildfire is burning and expected to grow. (Credit: Government of Alberta)

A provincial state of emergency was declared in Alberta, Canada on Saturday, May 6, due to wildfires burning across the province that have forced more than 24,000 people to evacuate.

Want to continue reading?
Become a Free PropertyCasualty360 Digital Reader

  • All PropertyCasualty360.com news coverage, best practices, and in-depth analysis.
  • Educational webcasts, resources from industry leaders, and informative newsletters.
  • Other award-winning websites including BenefitsPRO.com and ThinkAdvisor.com.

© 2024 ALM Global, LLC, All Rights Reserved. Request academic re-use from www.copyright.com. All other uses, submit a request to [email protected]. For more information visit Asset & Logo Licensing.

Brittney Meredith-Miller

Brittney Meredith-Miller is assistant editor of PropertyCasualty360.com. She can be reached at [email protected].