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All residents of Fort McMurray Alberta are under mandatory evacuation (PHOTOS)

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Malika Karim May 03, 2016 4:36 am

As the dry hot weather continues, wildfires rage on and engulf the city of Fort McMurray.

Today, an area with approximately 80,000 people was issued a mandatory evacuation order causing major gridlock on the main highways exiting Fort McMurray.

This is the largest fire-related evacuation in Alberta’s history.

On social media, residents have been documenting the devastation.

Fort McMurray on fire… #yym A photo posted by Greg Doucette (@gregdouce) on


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Malika Karim
Malika is a former Daily Hive Calgary City Editor. Graduate of SAIT's Radio Television Broadcast News program and UofA's Bachelor of Science program. Flames, family, and sleep over everything. Email [email protected] for all Calgary related stories.

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