The wildfire situation is continually evolving, and the information below is current as of 7 p.m. (Pacific time) on Wednesday, Sept. 1, 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.: 216
  • Since April 1, 2021:
    • 1,562 wildfires
    • 865,299 hectares of area burned
  • Active fires by fire centre:
    • Cariboo: 24
    • Coastal: 18
    • Kamloops: 64
    • Northwest: 5
    • Prince George: 49
    • Southeast: 56

Resources:

  • Firefighters and other personnel currently fighting the fires: 2,940
  • Out-of-province firefighters: 455
  • Helicopters and planes supporting ground crews: 119

Evacuations:

  • Evacuation orders: 17 (-1) 
  • Evacuation alerts: 49 (-19) 
  • Properties:
    • Number of properties on order:  2,566 (-971)
    • Number of properties on alert: 3,900 (-2,151) 
  • 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:  17 (-1) orders  44 (-17) alerts
    • Southeast: 0 orders  4  alerts
    • Southwest: 0 orders  0 (-2) alerts

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