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07/08/2015 01:51 EDT | Updated 07/09/2015 09:59 EDT

Saskatchewan Fires: Pilot Takes Heart-Stopping Photos Of Inferno

A seemingly unstoppable forest fire has come within 1.5 kilometres of the town of La Ronge.

Northern Saskatchewan is burning.

Despite valiant efforts by crews, wildfires are raging across the region. A seemingly unstoppable forest fire has come within 1.5 kilometres of the town of La Ronge and surrounded its airport on three sides.

Corey Hardcastle is working as a "bird dog" pilot, who guides water bombers in the air. He's also a photographer and captured these heart-stopping images of the devastating fires.

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