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While there has been a lot of sadness and shock in the community of Fort McMurray, some have been able to have a good laugh by sharing a common story.
More than 80,000 people were evacuated from the community as an aggressive wildfire ripped through the area and many people only had a matter of minutes to pack what they could before fleeing. It turns out the panic and shock has made for some funny stories as evacuees have shared what crazy things they packed before fleeing their home.
In the Facebook group Controversial Humour Fort McMurray everything goes, evacuees have been sharing the funny things they packed before leaving their homes. Jennifer Knuth decided that she desperately needed her ski pants and Kraft singles cheese slices, while Tricia Hein packed her Complete home bartender’s guide book, and Norcutt Viviane’s husband grabbed their garbage container.
While everyone who has posted or commented understands the seriousness of the situation, many have commented that it is nice to share a laugh with others during such a stressful time. Many have also commented that it is a relief to see that others packed crazy things during this time of crisis.
Have a look for yourself and have a chuckle at some of the strange things people grabbed, thinking they could not live without.