See Fort McMurray in photos then and now

How far has the Alberta town come since the 2016 wildfire? Compare the images during the fire and now
Flames rise in Industrial area south Fort McMurray, Alberta Canada May 3, 2016. (CBC News/Reuters)

One year after facing the most ferocious natural disaster in Canadian history, Fort McMurray, Alta. is on its way to being rebuilt. The difference between the flame-engulfed hellscapes seen shortly after the wildfire began and the restoration happening in 2017 is stark. See Fort McMurray’s progress for yourself. Drag or swipe the sliders below to compare images from then and now.

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