These Pictures Show Just How Crazy the Fort McMurray Wildfire Really Is

Following the outbreak of a huge wildfire on Sunday night, all residents of Fort McMurray, Alberta have been forced to flee their homes.

The fire spiralled out of control at an alarming rate, doubling in size overnight Monday. Terrifying scenes were uploaded to Twitter as the entire city of 60,000 piled onto the highway in a bid to escape after official warnings.

Some fled north, while others drove south to Edmonton, 430 kilometres away – with many heartbroken that they had lost all their possessions after being told to leave immediately.

As the fire blazes on and residents ordered to evacuate their homes, social media became abuzz with updates and pictures of the incredible scenes.