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Fort McMurray wildfire: How it grew, day by day

The wildfire currently raging near Fort McMurray started May 1 and reached 100,000 hectares by May 6. Here's a graphical look at how the fire grew.

Wildfire started May 1

The wildfire currently raging near Fort McMurray started on May 1, and by May 6 had grown as large as 100,000 hectares.

Here's a graphical look at how the fire progressed.


Sources: Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo, Alberta Agriculture and Forestry, Canadian Press