A local business is raising money for individuals who have lost their homes in Fort McMurray, Alberta.

Over the weekend, Canadian Tire Huntsville has been accepting monetary donations to help support families out west after the raging wildfires. The owner of the Huntsville location, Ken Moser says they have raised thousands of dollars.

He adds the money raised has made him proud of the community and their constant support.

Canadian Tire will continue to accept donations for the remainder of the week. The store will also match $1,000 raised.