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Photos of the Fort McMurray wildfire through the eyes of evacuees

A raging wildfire has forced the evacuation of the entire northern Alberta city of Fort McMurray, and the evacuees of the oilsands city have captured unbelievable scenes as they escaped the inferno.

Officials warned late Tuesday that “the worst of the fire is not over” and that homes are still at risk.

“Basically the fire behaviour was beyond all control efforts,” Alberta Forestry spokesperson Bernie Schmitte said.

Officials warned that Wednesday is “expected to be a more intense burning day,” because of high winds and dry conditions.

Photos shared on social media show a nightmarish scene as evacuees made harrowing escapes from their homes.

Here’s a look at the Fort McMurray wildfire on social media.

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Just a wall of smoke! #ymmfire

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My view from ft mac before we evacuated #ymm #ymmfire

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Leaving town last night #ymmfire #staysafe

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Terrible fire in #fortmcmurray #ymm #ymmfire

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#YMM #fire #fortmcmurray

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