wildfires in alberta
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A disastrous wildfire has forced more than 80,000 residents to evacuate Fort McMurray, Alberta, the biggest evacuation on record in Canada.
The raging fire has grown to at least 210,000 acres, destroying entire neighborhoods.
A flock of birds fly as smoke billows from the Fort McMurray wildfires in Kinosis, Alberta, Canada, May 5.
Drivers of a resupply convoy stand outside their vehicles south of Fort McMurray as a wildfire blocked the only highway to the city - May 5
A wildfire raging through the town of Fort McMurray.
Smoke rises from a wildfire outside of Fort McMurray.
Volunteers stock shelves as they prepare for the residents of Fort McMurray displaced by a raging wildfire, in Anzac, Alberta.
Flames rise in Industrial area south of Fort McMurray.
Smoke billows from the Fort McMurray wildfires as a truck drives down the highway in Kinosis, Alberta, Canada, May 5.
A helicopter flies past a wildfire in Fort McMurray, Alberta.
A wildfire moves towards the town of Anzac from Fort McMurray, on May 4.
Justin Anderson packs his three children and dog into his truck as he prepares to leave the Christina Lake Lodge campground in Conklin, Alberta.
A Mountie surveys the damage on a street in Fort McMurray, on May 5.
A police officer wears a mask while controlling a roadblock near a wildfire.
Strathcona County, Alberta firefighters take a break from wildfires in Fort McMurray, Alberta in May 5.
Marlee Hildebrandt and her daughter Oakley Hildebrandt, 2, clean cots at a makeshift evacuee center in Lac la Biche, Alberta on May 5.
A man and his dog sleep on a makeshift bed at a recreational centre in Lac la Biche, Alberta on May 5.
Evacuees from the Fort McMurray wildfires look through donated goods and clothing at the Bold Center in Lac la Biche, Alberta, Canada, May 5.
Flames engulf trees along a highway near Fort McMurray, Alberta, on May 6.
A swing set with the swings burned away sits in a residential neighborhood destroyed by a wildfire on May 6 in Fort McMurray, Alberta, Canada.
Smoke fills a deserted street in downtown Fort McMurray, which remains evacuated as a wildfire threatens the city of some 90,000 on May 6.
Gutted homes in the Beacon Hill neighborhood of Fort McMurray - May 6
A woman takes photos of the burned ruins of a house in the Abasand neighborhood of Fort McMurray on May 9, 2016.
Home foundations and remains of possessions are nearly all that remain in a residential neighborhood destroyed by a wildfire on May 6
Charred bicycles in the fire-gutted Beacon Hill neighborhood.
The remains of a charred motorcycle in Fort McMurray.
The remains of a charred vehicle in a fire-damaged neighborhood where houses in the background appear relatively unharmed, across the street from structures completely consumed by the fire, in Fort McMurray.
A charred vehicle and home in the Beacon Hill neighborhood of Fort McMurray on May 9, 2016.
Dogs who were evacuated with their owners sit in cages at an evacuee center in Lac la Biche, Alberta, on May 9, 2016, amid extensive wildfires.