Trudeau announces arrival of “hundreds of firefighters” from U.S. to extinguish fires in Canada
Canadian Prime Minister, Justin Trudeauannounced Wednesday the arrival of “hundreds of American firefighters” to Canada to deal with the fires affecting several areas of the country, the smoke from which has reached some parts of the EAST COAST of the United States.
Trudeau, who has indicated that more firefighters are “on the way,” has held a phone call with U.S. President Joe Biden, whom he thanked for “all the help Americans are providing as we continue to battle these devastating wildfires.”
Thus, he has remarked that these fires are affecting daily routines, lives and livelihoods, and air quality. “We are seeing more and more of these types of fires due to climate change,” he said, while indicating that his administration will work, also “with partners around the world,” to “reduce the number of wildfires,” he said.address climate change and address its effects”.
Canada, which has seen four million hectares burned by wildfires this year, had recorded on Tuesday more than 400 fires. Dry weather and strong winds have contributed to the spread of particles into the United States, mainly from Quebec and Nova Scotia.