Fort McMurray's Evacuation ‘Miracle,’ by Horse and Chopper

  • More than 80,000 escape along famously dangerous highway
  • `Felt like Fear of the Walking Dead' as choppers circled blaze

Fire Forces Evacuation of Canadian Oil Sands City

Alberta’s Highway 63 could have been a deadly bottleneck. The winding road through northern Canada, notoriously dangerous and little better than a wagon trail in some spots, is the only way into -- or out of -- the heart of the oil sands, Fort McMurray.

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