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Evacuees witness explosion while trying to escape chaotic wildfires in Fort McMurray, Alberta.

Fort McMurray fires: Political leaders, celebrities react


Cheryl Santa Maria
Digital Reporter

Wednesday, May 4, 2016, 5:46 PM -


FORT MCMURRAY FIRE COVERAGE: 


A devastating fire continues to rage in Fort McMurray, Alberta.

Thousands have been evacuated and many people have lost their homes. 

Warm and dry conditions continue to plague the area with above-seasonal temperatures expected to remain in place for several more days, threatening to exacerbate an already difficult situation.


LIVE ON LOCATION: Storm Hunter Mark Robinson and reporter Deb Matejicka will be on location covering the intensifying scene near Fort McMurray, Alta. Tune in to TV and check online and mobile often for live reports and updates.


On Tuesday images started to emerge on social media, outlining the seriousness of the situation.

Here are some of the political leaders and celebrities that have sent well-wishes to the people of Fort McMurray.

VIDEO: NO REAL SIGN OF RAIN RELIEF FOR ALBERTA:

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