Scary VIDEO: Dashcam shows people & beasts escaping Apocalyptic Fort McMurray inferno
The footage captures the sinister smoke-filled sky, embers falling on crawling cars like snowflakes and deer desperately crossing the road, as a bird flies low over traffic to escape the fire. The three-and-a-half minute video keeps you on the edge of your seat.
The out-of-control blaze, which forced 88,000 residents to flee, has consumed entire neighborhoods of Fort McMurray, with local authorities saying its spread threatens two oil sands sites south of the city. Over 1,600 structures, including hundreds of homes, had been destroyed by Wednesday morning, Reuters reported.