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RCMP seek occupants of some damaged Fort McMurray homes

RCMP are looking for the owners of several homes damaged by fires and an explosion last week in Fort McMurray.

Police say they have assessed homes damaged after an explosion and fires, but can't find some homeowners

An explosion at a home in the Dickensfield neighbourhood damaged several homes. (Facebook)

RCMP are looking for the owners of several homes damaged by fires and an explosion last week in Fort McMurray.

One fire happened on May 16 in the Thickwood area on Silin Forest Road near Father Patrick Mercredi Community School. The fire destroyed a fourplex and three other units were damaged.  

The explosion happened at a home on Clenell Crescent in Dickinsfield. Seven nearby homes on Dickins Drive were also damaged.

Police say they have completed damage assessments for the homes, but have not been able to get in contact with the homeowners.

The fires and the explosion remain under investigation.

If you live in either of these areas, police are asking that you use the Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo Fire Assessment Tool to check the status of your home. 

Some users may have to clear their browser's cache to view the updated version of the website.

RCMP are reminding visitors of the website that the images may be traumatic. Alberta Health Services has mental health professionals available 24 hours every day to help. They can be reached at 780-370-0182, or at 780-792-6378.