St Albert Fire Tornado coverage

On April 14/2016 members of St Albert Fire Services were battling a large grass fire near Big Lake. A very scary event occurred which had members scrambling for safety. Video was captured of this event and given to St Albert Firefighters and quickly went viral across the globe.

Only 1 firefighter suffered burns and was released and back on the job the next day.

Here are links to various networks that aired this story:

CBC

http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/edmonton/new-video-of-st-albert-fire-tornado-shows-firefighter-s-dramatic-escape-1.3543112

BBC

http://www.bbc.com/news/world-us-canada-36085655

Stuff New Zealand

http://www.stuff.co.nz/world/americas/79115617/firefighter-leaps-into-river-to-escape-fire-tornado

Buzzfeed

https://www.buzzfeed.com/ishmaeldaro/st-albert-fire-tornado#.awezEMg6P

Mashable

http://mashable.com/2016/04/18/fire-tornado-canada/#R0OxvCScEZq8

USA Today

http://www.usatoday.com/story/news/nation-now/2016/04/18/video-firefighters-flee-fire-tornado-st-albert-alberta-edmonton-big-lake-surgeon-river-canada/83207232/

The Weather Network

http://www.theweathernetwork.com/us/news/articles/extreme-weather/must-see-firefighter-jumps-into-lake-to-escape-fire-tornado/66641

Global

‘I could feel the heat impinging on my shoulders’: St. Albert firefighter jumps into river to escape flames of grass fire

CTV

http://edmonton.ctvnews.ca/st-albert-fire-tornado-caught-on-camera-1.2862796

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