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  • Several neighborhoods of Fort McMurray have opened to allow residents to go back home after being evacuated in May due to wildfire. Pictured; A couple looks over the damage in the Timberlea neighborhood of Fort McMurray, Canada, June 2, 2016.
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  • A man looks for a ride along Thickwood Blvd. as residents re-enter fire-ravaged Fort McMurray, Canada, June 2, 2016.
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  • Burned-out homes and vehicles are among the remains in the Timberlea neighborhood in Fort McMurray, Canada, June 2, 2016.
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  • A resident of the Timberlea neighborhood sits among the rubble in fire-ravaged Fort McMurray, Canada, June 2, 2016.
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  • The neighborhood of Timberlea in Fort McMurray, Canada, lies in ruin, June 2, 2016.
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  • Dogs who were evacuated with their owners sit in cages at an evacuee centre in Lac la Biche, Alberta, May 9, 2016.
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  • Bicycles lean against a fence in front of burned townhouses in Fort McMurray, Alberta, following a massive wildfire, May 9, 2016.
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  • A man walks through the evacuee camp for the people who fled the Fort McMurray wildfires in Wandering River, Alberta, May 9, 2016.
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  • British ESA astronaut Tim Peake took this picture of the smoke from the Alberta wildfires, which have destroyed thousands of homes and displaced 88,000 people from Fort McMurray (located in the centre right of this image) and other areas in Alberta.
    Tim Peake/Atlas Photo Archive/NASA/ESA
  • MJ Siebold, centre, takes down volunteers' names and phone numbers at the Bold Centre in Lac la Biche where evacuees have been receiving food and shelter since evacuating Fort McMurray due to the raging wildfires, May 9, 2016.
    Topher Seguin/Reuters
  • Della Joseph, a bus driver helping residents of Fort McMurray escape the raging wildfires, breaks down while receiving a mothers day rose from a thankful Albertian while staying at a camp in Wandering River, Alberta, Canada, on May 8, 2016.
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  • Smoke fills the air as a police officer stands guard at a roadblock along Highway 63 leading into Fort McMurray, May 8, 2016 near Fort McMurray, Alberta, Canada.
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  • Fort McMurray wildfire evacuee Gloria Trottier prays during a service at the Word of Faith Family Church, in Lac la Biche, Canada, Sunday, May 8, 2016.
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  • Smoke from wildfires drifts across the night sky on May 7, 2016 near Fort McMurray, Alberta, Canada. Wildfires, which are still burning out of control, have forced the evacuation of more than 80,000 residents from the town.
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  • A wildfire burns behind an abandoned truck on Alberta Highway 63 near Fort McMurray, Alberta, Canada, May 7, 2016.
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  • Members of the RCMP monitor the Fort McMurray Wildfire on May 7, 2016 in Fort McMurray, Canada.
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  • Police officers direct traffic under a cloud of smoke from a wildfire in Fort McMurray, Alberta, May 6, 2016.
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  • A RCMP helicopter flies past smoke from a wildfire about 18 miles south of Fort McMurray, Alberta, Canada, along highway 63, May 6, 2016.
    Jonathan Hayward/The Canadian Press via AP
  • People wait at a roadblock as smoke rises from wildfires near Fort McMurray, Alberta, Canada, May 6, 2016.
    Chris Wattie/Reuters
  • A water bomber drops water on a nearby wildfire in Fort McMurray, Alberta, Canada, May 6, 2016.
    Jason Franson/The Canadian Press via AP
  • Wildfires burn south of Fort McMurray, Alberta, seen from highway 63, May 6, 2016.
    Jonathan Hayward/The Canadian Press via AP
  • An aerial view of highway 63 south of Fort McMurray, Alberta, May 5, 2016. The Canadian Armed Forces have air assets deployed in support of Alberta's wildfire emergency response efforts.
    MCPL Vanputten/Canadian Armed Forces/EPA
  • Volunteers load water for evacuees from the Fort McMurray wildfires at the evacuation center in Lac la Biche, Alberta, May 6, 2016. More than 80,000 people have left Fort McMurray, in the heart of Canada's oil sands, as a wildfire that has devastated the area has expanded.
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  • Residents of Fort McMurray, Alberta sort through donated items brought to a donation center in Wandering River after evacuating Fort McMurray due to raging wildfires, May 6, 2016.
    Topher Seguin/Reuters
  • Evacuees from the wildfire in Fort McMurray collect donated necessities at an evacuation center in Lac la Biche, Canada, May 5, 2016.
    Jeff McIntosh/The Canadian Press/AP Photo
  • A woman, center, is greeted by her daughters after arriving in Edmonton from the Fort McMurray area, in Alberta, May 5, 2016.
    Jonathan Hayward/The Canadian Press via AP Photo
  • Evacuees from the Fort McMurray wildfires rest on a hockey rink at the evacuation center in Lac la Biche, Alberta, May 5, 2016. The province of Alberta declared a state of emergency.
    Jeff McIntosh/The Canadian Press via AP Photo
  • A Mountie surveys the damage on a street in Fort McMurray, Alberta, Canada in this Twitter image posted on May 5, 2016.
    RCMP via Routers
  • A Canadian Joint Operations Command aerial photo shows wildfires near neighborhoods in Fort McMurray, Alberta, Canada in this image posted on Twitter, May 5, 2016.
    CF Operations via Reuters
  • Marlee Hildebrandt cleans cots at a makeshift evacuee center in Lac la Biche, Alberta on May 5, 2016, after fleeing forest fires north of Fort McMurray.
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  • Justin Anderson packs his three children and dog into his truck as he prepares to leave the Christina Lake Lodge campground in Conklin, Alberta, for Lloydminster, Alberta, where he has family that will take them in after evacuating Fort McMurray due to raging wildfires, in Canada May 5, 2016.
    Topher Seguin/Reuters
  • An evacuee from the Fort McMurray wildfires speaks on a cell phone at the evacuation center in Edmonton, Canada on May 5, 2016.
    Jeff McIntosh/The Canadian Press via AP
  • Royal Canadian Mounted Police officers wear masks while directing traffic at a roadblock as smoke rises from wildfires near Fort McMurray, Alberta, Canada, May 5, 2016.
    Chris Wattie/Reuters
  • Smoke is seen in the air as forest fires rage on in the distance in Fort McMurray, Alberta, May 4, 2016.
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  • A wildfire raging through the town of Fort McMurray, Canada, May 3, 2016.
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  • Wildfires burn in and around Fort McMurray, Alberta, May 4, 2016.
    Jeff McIntosh/The Canadian Press via AP Photo
  • A wildfire moves towards the town of Anzac from Fort McMurray, Alberta, May 4, 2016.
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  • Flames rise in the industrial area south of Fort McMurray in Alberta, Canada, on May 3, 2016. The whole city of Fort McMurray, the gateway to Canada's oil sands region, is under a mandatory evacuation order because of an uncontrolled wildfire that is rapidly spreading, local authorities said on Tuesday.
    Courtesy CBC News via Reuters
  • Smoke fills the air and trees burn in Fort McMurray, Alberta, on Tuesday May 3, 2016. The entire population of the Canadian oil sands city of Fort McMurray, has been ordered to evacuate as a wildfire whipped by winds engulfed homes and sent ash raining down on residents.
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  • Smoke fills the air as a small plane flies overhead in Fort McMurray, Alberta, Tuesday, May 3, 2016. The entire population of the Canadian oil sands city of Fort McMurray, has been ordered to evacuate as a wildfire whipped by winds engulfed homes and sent ash raining down on residents.
    Kitty Cochrane/The Canadian Press via AP
  • Smoke fills the air as people drive on a road in Fort McMurray, Alberta, Tuesday, May 3, 2016. At least half of a northern Alberta city was ordered evacuated Tuesday as a wildfire whipped by winds engulfed homes and sent ash raining down on residents.
    Greg Halinda/The Canadian Press via AP
  • Fort McMurray resident Crystal Maltais buckles in her daughter, Mckennah Stapley, as they prepare to leave Conklin, Alberta, for Lac La Biche after evacuating their home in Fort McMurray, May 3, 2016.
    Topher Seguin/Reuters
  • Exhausted and now living out of his truck, Fort McMurray resident Thomis Jonasson fills his vehicle with gas before heading towards Lac La Biche after evacuating his city due to raging wildfires on May 3, 2016.
    Topher Seguin/Reuters
  • Traffic lines the highway as residents leave Fort McMurray, Alberta, Canada, on Tuesday, May 3, 2016. More than 80,000 residents were ordered to evacuate as a wildfire moved into the city, destroying whole neighborhoods.
    Jason Franson/The Canadian Press via AP
  • Wendy Tremblay, a resident of Conklin, Alberta, prepares cots for residents of Fort McMurray after their city was evacuated due to raging wildfires on May 3, 2016.
    Topher Seguin/Reuters
  • Cots are set up on the gym floor at an evacuee reception center, operated by the regional municipality of Wood Buffalo in Anzac, Alberta, Canada on Wednesday, May 4, 2016.
    Mike Allen/The Canadian Press via AP
  • Evacuees from the wildfires in and around Fort McMurray exit a bus at the evacuation center at the Edmonton Expo Centre in Edmonton Alta, May 4, 2016.
    Codie Mclachlan/The Canadian Press via AP
  • Scott Biggs, a resident of Fort McMurray, purchases food after being ordered to evacuate with fellow Fort McMurray residents due to a raging wildfire, in Anzac, Alberta, Canada on May 4, 2016.
    Topher Seguin/Reuters
  • A group of people camp out in their van at a beach south of Fort McMurray, Alberta, Canada on May 4, 2016.
    Jason Franson/The Canadian Press via AP
  • A helicopter battles a wildfire in Fort McMurray Alberta, May 4, 2016. The raging wildfire emptied Canada's main oil sands city, destroying entire neighborhoods of Fort McMurray, where officials warned Wednesday that all efforts to suppress the fire have failed.
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