Fort McMurray fires: Political leaders, celebrities react
Wednesday, May 4, 2016, 5:46 PM -
FORT MCMURRAY FIRE COVERAGE:
- Latest fire updates
- The current Fort McMurray fire situation summed up in 10 terrifying videos
- Everything you need to know about the fires, here
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.
Though Alberta’s loss is profound, we will get through this together – as neighbours, friends and Canadians. You can count on our support.— Justin Trudeau (@JustinTrudeau) May 4, 2016
Just landed from the UK- the #FortMacFire is just horrible. Sending love to all my friends and family who work up there!!— jann arden (@jannarden) May 4, 2016
Frightening to see the forest fires in Fort McMurray. Our thoughts and prayers are with the community - hoping everyone remains safe.— Kathleen Wynne (@Kathleen_Wynne) May 4, 2016
Scary Situation in Fort Mac. Be Safe All. https://t.co/OlO7KzQzC1— Alan Doyle (@alanthomasdoyle) May 3, 2016
The smoke as Fort McMurray burns is visible from space; close-up at right. I hope all 90,000 folks are safe. (NASA) pic.twitter.com/MH5LOoyJgv— Chris Hadfield (@Cmdr_Hadfield) May 5, 2016
VIDEO: NO REAL SIGN OF RAIN RELIEF FOR ALBERTA: