B.C. Wildfires Map 2019: Updates on fire locations, evacuation alerts/orders

The latest information on wildfires burning in British Columbia.

Here’s the latest information on wildfires burning in British Columbia.

The information on this page is updated regularly and includes a map of all current wildfires, air quality information, wildfires of note and important contacts and resources.

Bookmark this page and check back regularly for more updates.

A wildfire burns on a mountain behind a home in Cache Creek, B.C., in the early morning hours of Saturday, July 8, 2017. DARRYL DYCK / THE CANADIAN PRESS


Wildfire Map: 2019

Below is the B.C. government’s wildfire map for the current 2019 season. Use the buttons in the upper left corner of the window to zoom in and out on the map and click a dot for more information on a specific wildfire.


Air Quality: Vancouver


Wildfires of note

Wildfires of note are those which are highly visible or that pose a potential threat to public safety. The wildfires are categorizes by fire centres.

The province of B.C. is divided into six regional fire centres: Cariboo, Coastal, Kamloops, Northwest, Prince George and Southeast.

Scroll down to see wildfires of note in each fire centre.


In the CARIBOO FIRE CENTRE

Last updated on May 12, 2019.

• None reported.


In the COASTAL FIRE CENTRE

Last updated on May 12, 2019.

• None reported.


In the KAMLOOPS FIRE CENTRE

Last updated on May 12, 2019.

• None reported.


In the NORTHWEST FIRE CENTRE

Last updated on May 12, 2019.

• None reported.


In the PRINCE GEORGE FIRE CENTRE

Last updated on May 12, 2019.

Lejac
Discovered: May 3
Size: 260 hectares
Status: Active, 0 per cent contained
The Lejac fire is located five kilometres east of Fraser Lake, and is believed to be human caused. The Regional District of Bulkley Nechako issued an evacuation order and alert late Saturday, May 11. The evacuation order is in effect for the area south of Highway 16 to south of Roys Lake, as well as west and east of Seaspunkut 4.


In the SOUTHEAST FIRE CENTRE

Last updated on May 12, 2019.

• None reported.


Online resources

Updates and alerts

• Current wildfire situation: www.bcwildfire.ca
• Emergency news, evacuation orders and alerts: www.emergencyinfobc.gov.bc.ca
• Air quality advisories: www.env.gov.bc.ca/epd/bcairquality/data/aqhi-table.html
• Weather alerts: www.weather.gc.ca/warnings
• B.C. Hydro outage updates: www.bchydro.com/safety-outages.html
• Fortis B.C. outage updates: outages.fortisbc.com/Outages/Home/OutageMap
• Road and highway closures: www.drivebc.com

Information and what to do

• Info for residents/evacuees impacted by wildfires: www.emergencyinfobc.gov.bc.ca/home/information-for-affected-residents-and-evacuees
• Wildfire preparedness: www.emergencyinfobc.gov.bc.ca/home/wildfire-preparedness

How to support

• Donate to Red Cross wildfire relief fund: donate.redcross.ca
• CanadaHelps Crisis Relief Center: /www.canadahelps.org/en/crisis-relief-centre

Источник: Vancouversun.com

Источник: Corruptioner.life

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