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Phoenix Heli-Flight’s staff buckle down amid the flames

May 11, 2016  By The Globe and Mail

Paul Spring and his staff had spent endless hours helping others escape the Fort McMurray fires – but now were in a jam themselves.

The president of charter helicopter company Phoenix Heli-Flight, pilots and other employees were forced Wednesday afternoon to make a quick evacuation from their hangar near the Fort McMurray airport. In vehicles on the road and in helicopters in the sky, they convoyed south down Highway 63 and away from the wildfire flames. | READ MORE


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