Fort McMurray Forest Fires

by Wajax Corporation

Toronto, Ontario – May 4, 2016 – Wajax is closely monitoring reports regarding the forest fires in and around the Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo (“RMWB”). 

All Wajax branch locations in the Fort McMurray area have been evacuated and all Wajax employees are presently safe and accounted for. To our knowledge, as of 1:00 p.m. EST today, Wajax branch locations in Fort McMurray remain intact. Wajax has contacted local authorities to offer equipment and supplies to aid in fighting the fires. 

Our thoughts are with our employees and customers and the residents of Fort McMurray affected by these fires, and we encourage everyone to take all safety precautions, and to follow the directions of the emergency management officials in the area. 

Information and updates regarding the fires is available on the RMWB site at

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