The wildfire situation is continually evolving, and the information below is current as of 7 p.m. (Pacific time) on Thursday, Sept. 2, 2021.

*Note: The next information update will be sent on Tuesday, Sept. 7 at 6 a.m. Updated statistics prior to that time can be found at the links below.

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.: 215
  • Since April 1, 2021:
    • 1,564 wildfires
    • 865,307 hectares of area burned
  • Active fires by fire centre:
    • Cariboo: 24
    • Coastal: 17
    • Kamloops: 62
    • Northwest: 6
    • Prince George: 49
    • Southeast: 57

Resources:

  • Firefighters and other personnel fighting the fires: 2,522
  • Out-of-province firefighters: 434
  • Helicopters and planes supporting ground crews: 63

Evacuations:

  • Evacuation orders: 12 (-5) 
  • Evacuation alerts: 45 (-4) 
  • Properties:
    • Number of properties on order: 1,182 (-1,384)
    • Number of properties on alert: 4,691 (+791) 
  • 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: 12 (-5) orders, 42 (-2) alerts
    • Southeast: 0 orders, 2 (-2) alerts
    • Southwest: 0 orders, 0 alerts

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