Fort McMurray wildfire: How it grew, day by day
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.
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Sources: Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo, Alberta Agriculture and Forestry, Canadian Press