Wildfire smoke shrouds Alberta over holiday weekend

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Smoke hung in the Alberta air on Saturday (May 20) as firefighters stayed on high alert over a holiday weekend in the oil-rich Canadian province, after an intense start to the wildfire season throttled energy production, forced home evacuations and caused property damage.

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