07/31/2014 01:43 EDT | Updated 07/31/2014 01:59 EDT

Yellowknife Thunderstorm Looked Like The Sky Was On Fire (TWEETS, VIDEO)

It looks like forests aren't the only thing on fire in Yellowknife lately.

A thunderstorm mixed with clouds of smoke took over the sky in the city yesterday, sparking a flurry of photos and video on social media that looked like the Second Coming.

The conditions resulted from what's been called one of the worst fire seasons for the Northwest Territories.

Here are some of the best images we found.

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