The wildfire situation is continually evolving, and the information below is current as of 7 p.m. (Pacific time) on Friday, Aug. 27, 2021.

For real-time updates on evacuation alerts and orders, visit: https://twitter.com/EmergencyInfoBC

For the latest wildfire information, visit: www.bcwildfire.ca

Fires:

  • Wildfires burning in B.C.: 236
  • Since April 1, 2021:
    • 1,554 wildfires
    • 864,574 hectares of area burned
  • Active fires by fire centre:
    • Cariboo: 26
    • Coastal: 20
    • Kamloops: 77
    • Northwest: 5
    • Prince George: 52
    • Southeast: 56

Resources:

  • Firefighters and other personnel fighting the fires: 3,234
  • Out-of-province firefighters: 462
  • Helicopters and planes supporting ground crews: 119

Evacuations:

  • Evacuation orders: 29 (-6)
  • Evacuation alerts: 82 (-1)
  • Properties:
    • Number of properties on order: 3,325 (-151)
    • Number of properties on alert: 7,559 (-140)
  • Orders and alerts by Emergency Management BC region:
    • Vancouver Island Central Coast: 0 orders, 2 alerts
    • Northwest: 0 orders, 1 alert
    • Northeast: 0 orders, 0 alerts
    • Central: 29 orders, 71 alerts
    • Southeast: 0 orders, 6 alerts
    • Southwest: 0 orders, 2 alerts

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