The Canadian Press

2016-05-04 | Alberta Wildfire Evacuation

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Amidst the flames and smoke in her neighbourhood April Bolger (bowl-jer) frantically called 9-1-1 for an ambulance to help her 20-month-old daughter Lilly, who has a heart condition. Bolger says she was told to fend for herself. (Bolger says her family was waiting to join the long line of vehicles fleeing south to Edmonton. She plans to bring Lilly to the Stollery Children's hospital.)

Date: 2016-05-04
Placeline: FORT MCMURRAY, Alberta.
Source: The Canadian Press
Length: 27 seconds

Transcript Prediction: << I have a child with congenital heart failure and she was hot I couldn't even take her outside without her losing her breath so I called for 911 and the operator actually told me it would be easier and faster for me to put her in my vehicle and drive out of town because there was no way an ambulance was able to come and help I had to put a towel a drench towel over her face practically smother her with the towel to bring her to my vehicle >>