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May 9, 2016

The Canada Wildfires In Photos

The Canada Wildfires In Photos

Wildfires in the Alberta region of Canada have displaced thousands of people and destroyed thousands of houses. When most of us are wishing the rain away and the sun to come out the people of Fort McMurray all pray for rain.

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Smoke from wildfires near Fort McMurray, Alberta, Canada are shown in this composite satellite handout photo from NASA NASA/REUTERS

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Vehicles drive away from Fort McMurra TOPHER SEGUIN/REUTERS

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A helicopter flies past thick smoke while battling a major forest fire outside of Fort McMurray TOPHER SEGUIN/REUTERS

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Flames rise in Industrial area south Fort McMurray Alberta Canada HANDOUT/REUTERS

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Wildfire is worsening along highway 63 Fort McMurray, Alberta HANDOUT/REUTERS

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Evacuees from the Fort McMurray wildfire leave The Expo Centre after receiving supplies in Edmonton, Alberta DAN RIEDLHUBER/REUTERS

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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 HANDOUT/Reuters

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Officers look on as smoke from Fort McMurray's raging wildfires billow into the air after their city was evacuated TOPHER SEGUIN/REUTERS

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Evacuees from the Fort McMurray wildfires use a hockey rink full off beds as they sleep and rest at the "Bold Center" in Lac la Biche MARK BLINCH/REUTERS

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Evacuees from the Fort McMurray wildfires rest in the sleeping area at the "Bold Center" in Lac la Biche MARK BLINCH/REUTERS

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A fire fighting helicopter works over wildfires that continue to threaten Fort McMurray neighborhoods in Fort McMurray Alberta HANDOUT/REUTERS

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A Canadian Joint Operations Command aerial photo shows wildfires in Fort McMurray Alberta Canada HANDOUT/REUTERS

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A Canadian Joint Operations Command aerial photo shows wildfires near neighborhoods in Fort McMurray Alberta Canada HANDOUT/REUTERS

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Strathcona County Alberta firefighters taking a break from wildfires in Fort McMurray Alberta HANDOUT/REUTERS

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Firefighters arrive on a bus to help battle wildfires near Fort McMurray CHRIS WATTIE/REUTERS

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A Mountie surveys the damage on a street in Fort McMurray Alberta HANDOUT/REUTERS

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RCMP Alberta officers are seen during search rescue and evacuation efforts as they respond to wildfires in Fort McMurray Alberta HANDOUT/REUTERS

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A pink car remains among the ruins of destroyed buildings after wildfires tore through the Waterways area of Fort McMurray HANDOUT/REUTERS

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A Canadian Joint Operations Command aerial photo shows wildfires in Fort McMurray Alberta Canada HANDOUT/REUTERS

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A Canadian Joint Operations Command aerial photo shows wildfires near neighborhoods in Fort McMurray Alberta Canada HANDOUT/REUTERS

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Smoke billows from the Fort McMurray wildfires as RCMP police cars drive down the highway in Janvier, Alberta MARK BLINCH/REUTERS

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Smoke billows from the Fort McMurray wildfires truck drives down the highway in Kinosis MARK BLINCH/REUTERS

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A massive wildfire, which caused a mandatory evacuation, rages south of Fort McMurray HANDOUT/REUTERS

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A massive wildfire, which caused a mandatory evacuation, rages south of Fort McMurray HANDOUT/REUTERS

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A flock of birds fly as smoke billows from the Fort McMurray wildfires in Kinosis MARK BLINCH/REUTERS

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Wildfires burn across Gregoire Lake near Fort McMurray CHRIS WATTIE/REUTERS

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Smoke rises in a burned-out neighbourhood in Bonnyville, in this handout photo HANDOUT/REUTERS

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Residents of Fort McMurray assemble after their city of 62,000 was evacuated due to raging wildfires TOPHER SEGUIN/REUTERS

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Residents of Fort McMurray assemble after their city was evacuated due to raging wildfires TOPHER SEGUIN/REUTERS

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Journalists look on as smoke rises from wildfires south of Fort McMurray CHRIS WATTIE/REUTERS

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RCMP talk as smoke rises from a wildfire south of Fort McMurray CHRIS WATTIE/REUTERS

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A wildfire burns as evacuees who were stranded north of Fort McMurray, Alberta, Canada head south of Fort McMurray on Highway 63 CHRIS WATTIE/REUTERS

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Smoke rises from the wildfire burning near Fort McMurray, Alberta, Canada, in this image from the International Space Station HANDOUT/REUTERS

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Clieo Wendel, who was escorted through the Fort McMurray after being stranded north of the city today, holds a gas can as she helps her family pack a trailer in Wandering River, Alberta, Canada MARK BLINCH/REUTERS

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People wait at a roadblock as smoke rises from wildfires near Fort McMurray CHRIS WATTIE/REUTERS

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A group of evacuees in a convoy drive in front of smoke from the the wildfires near Fort McMurray MARK BLINCH/REUTERS

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A plane flies low to dump fire retardant on wildfires near Fort McMurray MARK BLINCH/REUTERS

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Two RCMP police officers wear gas masks in the smoke near Fort McMurray MARK BLINCH/REUTERS

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Two RCMP police officers wear gas masks in the smoke from the wildfires near Fort McMurray MARK BLINCH/REUTERS

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A helicopter flies through smoke from the wildfires near Fort McMurray MARK BLINCH/REUTERS

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A plane dumps water on the wildfires near Fort McMurray MARK BLINCH/REUTERS

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The wildfires glow underneath The Northern Lights, also known as the Aurora Borealis, near Fort McMurray MARK BLINCH/REUTERS

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The wildfires glow underneath The Northern Lights, also known as the Aurora Borealis, near Fort McMurray MARK BLINCH/REUTERS

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A member of Wildfire Management Alberta's Wild Mountain Unit out of Hinton, pulls a hose through the smouldering forest in the Parsons Creek area of Fort McMurray HANDOUT/REUTERS

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A member of Wildfire Management Alberta's Wild Mountain Unit out of Hinton, hoses down hotspots in the Parsons Creek area of Fort McMurray HANDOUT/REUTERS

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A member of Wildfire Management Alberta's Wild Mountain Unit out of Hinton, hoses down hotspots in the Parsons Creek area of Fort McMurray HANDOUT/REUTERS

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A member of Wildfire Management Alberta's Wild Mountain Unit out of Hinton, hoses down hotspots in the Parsons Creek area of Fort McMurray HANDOUT/REUTERS

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Mat Matthews, operations and safety manager with Elevated Robotic Services, and Ron Windmueller, owner of Droneology, pose with drones as smoke rises from wildfires near Fort McMurray, Alberta, Canada CHRIS WATTIE/REUTERS

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Ontario firefighters prepare to be deployed into Fort McMurray wildfires as they receive orders near Fort McMurray MARK BLINCH/REUTERS

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Ontario firefighters prepare to be deployed into wildfires as they receive orders near Fort McMurray MARK BLINCH/REUTERS

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Smoke and flames from the wildfires erupt behind cars on the highway near Fort McMurray MARK BLINCH/REUTERS

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Smoke and flames from the wildfires erupt behind cars on the highway near Fort McMurray MARK BLINCH/REUTERS

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Evacuees from the Fort McMurray wildfires look at donated shoes at an evacuation centre in Lac la Biche CHRIS WATTIE/REUTERS

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An Alberta wildfire firefighter crew holds a meeting in front of their helicopter in Lac la Biche CHRIS WATTIE/REUTERS

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Smoke from Fort McMurray-area wildfires that forced evacuations hangs over the still-frozen Lac La Loche across the provincial border in La Loche HANDOUT/REUTERS

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A helicopter is seen through heavy smoke near a RCMP vehicle as a large wildfire burns in and around Ft McMurray, Alberta, Canada HANDOUT/REUTERS

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Helicopters battle a wildfire near Fort McMurray CHRIS WATTIE/REUTERS

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Residents of Fort McMurray assemble after their city of 62,000 was evacuated due to raging wildfires TOPHER SEGUIN/REUTERS

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