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A year in review: Fort McMurray documentary commemorates anniversary (VIDEO)

DH Calgary Staff May 02, 2017 8:59 am 394

One year ago, a devastating wild fire ripped through Fort McMurray, resulting in the largest fire-related evacuation in Albertaā€™s history.

On May 3, 2016 officials issued aĀ mandatory evacuation order to overĀ 80,000 peopleĀ causing major gridlock on the main highways exiting Fort McMurray. The pictures which surfaced on social media were surreal and unimaginable.

LocalĀ Video Journalist,Ā Doug RoxburghĀ put together anĀ an amazing piece, documenting the evacuation with interviews fromĀ Fort Mac firefighters, residents and aftermath footage of the city.

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