The wildfire situation is continually evolving, and the information below is current as of 7 p.m. (Pacific time) on Tuesday, Aug. 31, 2021.

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

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

*Note: There will be no wildfire media availability on Thursday, Sept. 2, 2021. Further updates will be scheduled on an as-needed basis.

Fires:

  • Wildfires currently burning in B.C.: 223
  • Since April 1, 2021:
    • 1,563 wildfires
    • 865,299 hectares of area burned
  • Active fires by fire centre:
    • Cariboo: 24
    • Coastal: 19
    • Kamloops: 70
    • Northwest: 5
    • Prince George: 48
    • Southeast: 57

Resources:

  • Firefighters and other personnel currently fighting the fires: 3,015
  • Out-of-province firefighters: 582
  • Helicopters and planes supporting ground crews: 110

Evacuations:

  • Evacuation orders: 18 (-3) 
  • Evacuation alerts: 68 (-9) 
  • Properties:
    • Number of properties on order: 3,537 (-217)
    • Number of properties on alert: 6,051 (-22) 
  • Orders and alerts by Emergency Management BC region:
    • Vancouver Island Central Coast: 0 orders 0 alerts
    • Northwest: 0 orders 1 alert
    • Northeast: 0 orders 0 alerts
    • Central: 18 (-3) orders 61 (-9) alerts
    • Southeast: 0 orders 4 alerts
    • Southwest: 0 orders 2 alerts

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