The video shows how frighteningly sudden and fast the fire advances. James O’Reilly and his family were able to safely escape before their house was engulfed by flames. Tragically, his home, including his two clownfish, were lost in the blaze.
Advanced Aquarist encourages all our readers to donate to the Canadian Red Cross. Any amount of money will help people like James O’Reilly whose lives have been completely upended in a blink of an eye. To date, over 100,000 people have been displaced by the Alberta fires, with at least 1,600 homes and buildings lost.