Canada’s wildfire situation may be a preview of Montana’s . . .
As Montana holds Little League tryouts for the 2015 wildfire season, Canada is showing the planet how to really burn a summer.
Alberta authorities were battling 116 fires by the end of last week, including 46 reported as “out of control,” according to provincial officials.
At British Columbia’s Vancouver Island, a 50-acre fire near Nanaimo forced the evacuation of 12 homes Thursday. Island Timberlands, Vancouver Island’s major private timber company, closed public access to many of its roads on the east side of the island because of the fire danger.