Fort McMurray Fire: This Is What The City Looks Like Now

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As wildfires continue to burn in several parts of Alberta, photos are coming in showing the scale of devastation a massive blaze left in Fort McMurray.

The fire — which now covers over 1,000-square kilometres — has forced over 80,000 residents from their homes.

New images of what the neighbourhoods look like now after the wildfire swept through are simply haunting.

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The remains of a vehicle sit in a Fort McMurray neighbourhood destroyed by wildfire. (Photo: Scott Olson/Getty Images)

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The foundation of a home is still smouldering. (Photo: Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Officials say the fire remains out of control, and is likely to continue burning for weeks.

Strong winds and dry conditions have made it a particularly difficult fire to fight.

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Embers flicker in charred trees along Highway 63. (Photo: Scott Olson/Getty Images)

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A swing set stands, with the swings burned away. (Photo: Scott Olson/Getty Images)

More than 1,200 firefighters, 110 helicopters, 295 pieces of heavy equipment and 27 air tankers are battling wildfires, the province announced on Friday.

Alberta Premier Rachel Notley announced the government will provide cash to help evacuees with immediate needs.

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Green grass peeks through in the background behind a row of destroyed homes. (Photo: Scott Olson/Getty Images)

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A state of emergency was declared for the entire province. (Photo: Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Notley said officials cannot speculate on when it might be safe for residents to return to Fort McMurray except that "it will not be a matter of days.''

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The skeletons of lawn furniture are nearly all that remain of this family's home. (Photo: Scott Olson/Getty Images)

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A twisted, charred bicycle lays on the ground. (Photo: Scott Olson/Getty Images)

The Canadian Red Cross has collected over $30 million dollars in relief.

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A snowmobile is barely recognizable after being destroyed in the flames. (Photo: Scott Olson/Getty Images)

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In some neighbnourhoods, charred foundations of homes and vehicles are all that remain. (Photo: Scott Olson/Getty Images)

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