Couple takes wedding photos with wildfire raging in background

Couple takes wedding photos with wildfire raging in background

Credit: Josh Newton

A wedding for a couple in Oregon didn't go as planned, but now their photos from the big day are going viral. On Saturday, Michael Wolber and April Hartly were ready to get married, but a brush fire grew into a giant wildfire, cutting their ceremony short. Firefighters told the crowd to leave the area, and they couple moved the reception out of harm's way. While the guest went to a safer location, the couple sneaked away with their photographer, Josh Newton, to take some pictures as the wildfire raged in the backdrop.

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by WBIR.com

WBIR.com

Posted on June 10, 2014 at 12:54 PM

(WBIR) -- A wedding for a couple in Oregon didn't go as planned, but now their photos from the big day are going viral.

On Saturday, Michael Wolber and April Hartly were ready to get married, but a brush fire grew into a giant wildfire, cutting their ceremony short.

Firefighters told the crowd to leave the area, and they couple moved the reception out of harm's way.

While the guest went to a safer location, the couple sneaked away with their photographer, Josh Newton, to take some pictures as the wildfire raged in the backdrop.

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