Early Friday morning, Google released the first clear images of fire-ravaged Fort McMurray taken from space. They show deserted streets and whole neighbourhoods devastated.
Here, we show you before-and-after images of seven residential areas in Fort McMurray, which look partly or completely burned under a remaining haze of smoke.
Update, May 12: The ‘before’ satellite images were supplied to Google Earth by DigitalGlobe.
Confederation Trailer Park
Trailer park residents seem to have hooked up their mobile homes and fled. Almost no trailers are visible from space.
ALL IMAGES: GOOGLE/TERRA BELLA
Edmonton Emergency Management Coordinator Rob Brekke told reporters Friday that officials have processed 7,000 evacuees and expect more over the weekend.