A before-after gif of satellite images captured May 29, 2015, and May 5, 2016, by DigitalGlobe, using short wave infrared imagery, shows the destruction in the Beacon Hill neighborhood of Fort McMurray, the oil boomtown in Alberta, Canada, which has been decimated by a massive wildfire.
Photos by DigitalGlobe; GIF by Marisa Gertz for TIME
May 10, 2016 2:54 PM EDT

A series of satellite images captured by DigitalGlobe show the extent of the damage done by a massive wildfire in the Canadian city of Fort McMurray, where more than 88,000 people were forced to evacuate last week.

About 2,400 homes and buildings were destroyed or damaged in the wildfire, Alberta Premier Rachel Notley said Monday, according to the Associated Press. But she said about 25,000 buildings had been saved.

Notley said fire suppression efforts are still ongoing, but the fire is growing at a slower pace.

A before-after gif of satellite images captured May 29, 2015, and May 5, 2016, by DigitalGlobe, using short wave infrared imagery, shows the destruction in the Hillview Park neighborhood of Fort McMurray, the oil boomtown in Alberta, Canada, which has been decimated by a massive wildfire.
Photos by DigitalGlobe, GIF by Marisa Gertz for TIME

DigitalGlobe used its WorldView-2 satellite and infrared imagery to depict the extent of the damage. Healthy vegetation appears in bright red, and dead or burnt vegetation appears in darker colors. The different images were captured on May 29, 2015, and May 5, 2016.

See more images captured by DigitalGlobe here.

Write to Katie Reilly at Katie.Reilly@time.com.

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