A new report on the Fort McMurray wildfire suggests that if Alberta Forestry officials had used “high risk/high reward” fire ignition techniques to fight the wildfire before it hit Fort McMurray on May 3, 2016, they might have had some success quelling it, according to a story in the Edmonton Journal.

The critique has some weight because the reports author, MNP, employed six wildfire specialists from across North America, three to help investigate and three to review the report.

Read the full story in the Edmonton Journal here.

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