For a sense of how huge and ferocious the Alberta wildfires are, here's a NASA photo showing the smoke "trapped in the clouds" over Western Canada.
The wildfire burning out of control in Alberta — which caused the evacuation of Fort McMurray last week — is now more than 200,000 hectares in size.
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