Unexpected wildfire in Fort McMurray, Alberta leaves thousands of residence homeless.
Toronto, ON (May 9, 2016): Caesarstone is helping support the thousands of people who have been severely affected by the massive wildfire in Fort McMurray, Alberta that began to spread through the city on May 1. Over 80,000 people have been forced to evacuation from their homes due to the large flames. This is the largest fire related evacuation in the province’s history. To help, Caesarstone will be contributing proceeds from every slab of quartz sold throughout the month of May to the Canadian Red Cross to support those who have been affected from the wildfire within the Alberta region.The fire has destroyed several homes and communities and there is no awareness of when the fire will subside. Additional donations are encouraged and can be contributed to the Canadian Red Cross here. About Caesarstone: Caesarstone manufactures high quality engineered quartz surfaces, which are used in both residential and commercial buildings as countertops, vanities, wall cladding, floors and other interior surfaces. The wide variety of colors, styles, designs and textures of Caesarstone® products, along with Caesarstone’s inherent characteristics such as hardness, non-porous, scratch and stain resistance and durability, provide consumers with excellent surfaces for their internal spaces which are highly competitive to granite, manufactured solid surfaces and laminate, as well as to other engineered quartz surfaces. Caesarstone’s products are available in over 50 countries around the world. For media inquiries please contact Marketing Manager, John Filomena [email protected].