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RMWB Wildfire Recovery Information

The Government of Alberta has announced a process to help people recover vehicles abandoned during the Fort McMurray evacuation.

Hundreds of vehicles were left along Highway 63 within Fort McMurray and to the north and south of the city. Vehicles were also abandoned on Highway 881.

Vehicles abandoned on Highway 63 south of the Highway 63/881 junction may be retrieved by calling Highway 63 Towing & Recovery at 1-877-671-2717. Those vehicles are being stored at the Wandering River yard, roughly 230 kilometres north of Edmonton.

Vehicles abandoned on Highway 881 and on Highway 63 north of the Highway 63/881 junction may be retrieved by calling 310-4455. This includes vehicles abandoned on Highway 63 with Fort McMurray urban limits and vehicles abandoned north of Fort McMurray.

Vehicles that were left legally parked and did not impede emergency responders have not been towed and may not be retrieved at this time.

Read the full story on the Province's website.

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