Published 4 May 2016

The Queen's message to David Johnston, the Governor General of Canada, following the news of the wild fires in Fort McMurray

Prince Philip and I were shocked and saddened by the news of the wild fires that are causing such devastation to Fort McMurray

Her Majesty The Queen

Prince Philip and I were shocked and saddened by the news of the wild fires that are causing such devastation to Fort McMurray.

Our thoughts and prayers are with all those who have been affected, and we send our heartfelt thanks to the firefighters and the other emergency workers.

ELIZABETH R