The wildfire situation is continually evolving, and the information below is current as of 7 p.m. (Pacific time) on Monday, Aug. 30, 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 currently burning in B.C.: 225
  • Since April 1, 2021:
    • 1,560 wildfires
    • 865,760 hectares of area burned
  • Active fires by fire centre:
    • Cariboo: 26
    • Coastal: 20
    • Kamloops: 70
    • Northwest: 5
    • Prince George: 48
    • Southeast: 55

Resources:

  • Firefighters and other personnel fighting the fires: 3,147
  • Out-of-province firefighters: 597
  • Helicopters and planes supporting ground crews: 120

Evacuations:

  • Evacuation Orders: 21 (-7) 
  • Evacuation Alerts: 77 
  • Properties:
    • Number of properties on order: 3,754 (-173)
    • Number of properties on alert: 6,073 (-182) 
  • Orders and alerts by Emergency Management BC region:
    • Vancouver Island Central Coast: 0 Orders 0 (-2) Alerts
    • Northwest: 0 orders, 1 alert
    • Northeast: 0 orders, 0 alerts
    • Central: 21 (-7) orders, 70 (+2) alerts
    • Southeast: 0 orders, 4  alerts
    • Southwest: 0 orders, 2 alerts

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