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Massive wildfire burns 1,600 homes, chases evacuees across Alberta

A law enforcement officer walks through a Fort McMurray, Alberta neighborhood destroyed by wildfire.
(Alberta RCMP)
A law enforcement officer walks through a Fort McMurray neighborhood destroyed by wildfire. (Alberta RCMP)

The Alberta government says more than 1,110 firefighters, 145 helicopters and 22 air tankers are fighting a total of 49 wildfires, with seven considered out of control. Watch the video of fire raining down in Fort McMurray as residents flee.

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