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Fort McMurray Fire: State of Emergency Declared, Conditions Remain Extreme

A wildfire moves towards the town of Anzac from Fort McMurray, Alberta, on May 4, 2016. Alberta declared a state of emergency 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) MANDATORY CREDIT
A wildfire moves towards the town of Anzac from Fort McMurray, Alberta, on May 4, 2016. Alberta declared a state of emergency 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) MANDATORY CREDIT

The massive wildfire raging in Fort McMurray shows no signs of abating as winds push it to the southeast. The fire has grown to 85,000...




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