Canada fires: the province of Alberta threatened neighbor blaze

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Canada fires: the province of Alberta threatened neighbor blaze Very hot, dry and windy conditions are hampering efforts by countless firefighters to tackle the blaze.
The flames have caused the evacuation of 80, 000 people from the oil city of Fort McMurray.
Thousands are still stuck north of the town nevertheless the authorities hope to finish their expulsion by the end of the day.
Canada fires: the province of Alberta threatened neighbor blaze "The Fortification McMurray wildfire is still burning up out of control, inch said Alberta Premier Rachel Notley.
"Temperatures are outlook to be in the high twenties with winds gusting upward to 40km/h (25mph). Inside these conditions officials explain to us the fire may double in size in the forested areas today. 
Canada fires: the province of Alberta threatened neighbor blaze

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Media captionThe wildfire cloud was "like hell", said one homeowner
At more than just one, 500 sq km (579 sq mi), the bad fire already covers an area the size of Greater london.
You have the likelihood of rainwater on Sunday and Mon, and the fire is spreading into remote wooded areas minimising its danger.
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Earlier this week, most evacuees headed southern however, many fled north, sheltering at work camps beyond Ft McMurray.
Thousands have since been shuttled out by road and air, with small convoys passing through the fire-ravaged city on Saturday.
Ms Notley said the goal was to complete the evacuations by the end of Saturday.
A burnt-out car in Fort McMurray, CanadaImage copyrightGetty Images
Canada fires: the province of Alberta threatened neighbor blaze
The huge blaze still left scenes like this in Fort McMurray
Forest smoulders in Alberta, CanadaImage copyrightEPA
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Hot, dry out weather is helping the fire distribute
A huge wildfire burns in Alberta, CanadaImage copyrightAFP
Canada fires: the province of Alberta threatened neighbor blaze
The fire is now bearing down on the neighbouring province of Saskatchewan
The blaze has wrecked entire neighbourhoods, with residents warned it could be some time before they could go back.
Despite the mandatory order to leave, the Regal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) have said they found an elderly man and a family of several in Fort McMurray. They will were generated safety.
Several 1, 600 homes and other buildings have recently been lost but no deaths or injuries have recently been reported.
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Fort McMurray is in the heart of Canada's oil sands country, and the region has the world's third-largest reserves of oil.
Around a one fourth of the country's olive oil production has been stopped by the fire, increasing concerns about the effect on the Canadian economic climate.
You will find warnings the blaze could burn to the edge of a facility run by Suncor Energy but officials said the site is highly resistant to fire damage.
'Complete obstructs levelled'
Local DJ Philip Byrne was allowed back again into Fort McMurray to check on the damage. He told BBC Newshour what he found.
"Downtown in most cases is still for the most part intact, I think only one building was affected.
"Where I live, in the north end of town, there really wasn't much damage. There are still people living there that just refused to evacuate.
Canada fires: the province of Alberta threatened neighbor blaze "The worst parts of the location are exactly how people imagined a wildfire heading through a town would look like.
"Complete obstructs [are] levelled and charred and it seems like a horrific scene. "
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