Massive Alberta wildfire expected to burn for months

A wildfire burns south of Fort McMurray, Alberta, near Highway 63 on Saturday, May 7, 2016. Canadian officials hoped to complete the mass evacuation of work camps north of Alberta’s main oil sands city of Fort McMurray on Saturday, fearing the growing wildfire could double in size and reach a major oil sands mine and even the neighboring province of Saskatchewan. (Jonathan Hayward /The Canadian Press via AP)

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California town told to prepare to leave as wildfire surges

In this photo taken on Thursday, Sept. 10, 2015, a home burns near Mokelumne Hill, in Jackson, Calif. Another round of evacuations has been ordered as wildfires continue to rage in the central and northern part of the state. (Andrew Sent/The Sacramento Bee via AP)

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Fire in Wenatchee, Washington, Burns Homes, Businesses; Evacuations Ordered

Fueled by hot, dry and windy conditions, a grass fire forced dozens of evacuations and threatened homes and businesses in Washington, Sunday night. (@edwin.medina5/Instagram)

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Wildfire prompts evacuation of nearly 900 Washington state homes

Winds fan central Washington wildfire, threaten homes

SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) – Residents of hundreds of homes were urged to evacuate Wednesday as a wind-driven central Washington wildfire raced through heavy timber, sending up a towering column of smoke.

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Crews battling 2,700-acre wildfire in California

California Wildfire

A Cal Fire helicopter makes a drop on the Butts Canyon Fire on Tuesday, July 1, 2014, near Middletown, Calif., close to the border between Lake and Napa counties. By early evening 140 homes were evacuated and 2,500 acres were burned. (AP Photo/Santa Rosa Press Democrat, Kent Porter)

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