Smoke Shrouds Halifax Area as Efforts Continue Against Destructive Wildfire

A smoky haze loomed in the Halifax area of Nova Scotia, Canada, on Tuesday, May 30, as multiple wildfires in the region had destroyed at least 200 homes, local officials said

Footage filmed by local journalist Kate Walker, who said it was captured in Upper Tantallon, shows fire crews preparing to battle a fire on Tuesday morning.

According to Halifax Regional Municipality, the fire in Upper Tantallon destroyed an estimated 200 homes or structures, and over 16,000 residents were under evacuation orders since the fire began on Sunday. Credit: Kate Walker/SaltWire Network via Storyful

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