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Wildfire rages, smoke covers the skies in Canada

Updated On May 05, 2016 02:57 PM IST
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A wildfire moves towards the town of Anzac from Fort McMurray, Alberta, in western Canada. Alberta declared a state of emergency on Wednesday as crews frantically held back wind-whipped wildfires. Unseasonably hot temperatures combined with dry conditions have transformed the boreal forest in much of Alberta into a tinder box. (Jason Franson/The Canadian Press via AP) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on May 05, 2016 02:57 PM IST

A wildfire moves towards the town of Anzac from Fort McMurray, Alberta, in western Canada. Alberta declared a state of emergency on Wednesday as crews frantically held back wind-whipped wildfires. Unseasonably hot temperatures combined with dry conditions have transformed the boreal forest in much of Alberta into a tinder box. (Jason Franson/The Canadian Press via AP)

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An aerial view from the helicopter of Alberta Premier Rachel Notley shows smoke rising from raging wildfires which caused the mandatory evacuation of Fort McMurray. (Reuters) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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An aerial view from the helicopter of Alberta Premier Rachel Notley shows smoke rising from raging wildfires which caused the mandatory evacuation of Fort McMurray. (Reuters)

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Wildfire is worsening along highway 63 in Fort McMurray. (Terry Reith/CBC News/Handout via REUTERS) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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Wildfire is worsening along highway 63 in Fort McMurray. (Terry Reith/CBC News/Handout via REUTERS)

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Smoke from wildfires near Fort McMurray, Alberta are shown in this satellite photo from NASA. (Courtesy NASA/Handout via REUTERS) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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Smoke from wildfires near Fort McMurray, Alberta are shown in this satellite photo from NASA. (Courtesy NASA/Handout via REUTERS)

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Residents of Fort McMurray line up outside a grocery store after they were ordered to be evacuated due to a raging wildfire, in Anzac, Alberta. (REUTERS) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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Residents of Fort McMurray line up outside a grocery store after they were ordered to be evacuated due to a raging wildfire, in Anzac, Alberta. (REUTERS)

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Smoke rises above trees as a wildfire burns in Fort McMurray. (AP) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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Smoke rises above trees as a wildfire burns in Fort McMurray. (AP)

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Flames rise in industrial area in south Fort McMurray. (REUTERS) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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Flames rise in industrial area in south Fort McMurray. (REUTERS)

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Evacuees watch the wildfire near Fort McMurray. (AP) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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Evacuees watch the wildfire near Fort McMurray. (AP)

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Traffic is at a standstill on Highway 63 heading south as residents flee with wildfires burning in and around Fort McMurray. (AP) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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Traffic is at a standstill on Highway 63 heading south as residents flee with wildfires burning in and around Fort McMurray. (AP)

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A wildfire rages through Fort McMurray. (AP) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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A wildfire rages through Fort McMurray. (AP)

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