Forest Fire (22144 ha) in Canada 30 Jun 2021

Event summary

This forest fire is expected to have a low humanitarian impact based on the magnitude and the affected population and their vulnerability.

GDACS ID WF 1000466
Countries: Canada
Start Date - Last detection*: 30 Jun 2021 - 02 Jul 2021
Duration (days): 2
People affected: 0 in the burned area
Burned area: 22144 ha
More Info: Global Wildfire Information System

*(Last detection of the thermal anomaly of the fire)


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Impact Timeline

IDAlert colorGDACS ScorePopulation AffectedBurned Area (ha)Last UpdateSource
1 0.5 0 12839 01 Jul 2021 05:02 GWIS
2 0.5 0 22144 04 Jul 2021 05:02 GWIS

Exposed population

The forest fire happened in Canada , Province of British Columbia (population 3,415,527) .

Radius Population
10 km <1000 people
5 km <1000 people
2 km <1000 people
1 km <1000 people
Burned Area no people

Land Cover area Source
Protected Area 529 ha WDPA

Affected Provinces

Region Province Country Population
British Columbia Canada 3.4 million people

Affected populated places

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Critical infrastructure

Airports, ports, nuclear plants and hydrodams at risk, if affected, are listed below.


Name IATA Code Elevation (m) Usage Runway type IFR Runway Length (ft) Distance
Echo Valley 1109 0 29 km
Lillooet 402 0 34 km
Cache Creek 620 0 51 km
Ashcroft YZA unknown 0 56 km
One Zero Eight Mile Airport ZMH 953 Civ. Paved Yes 4800 95 km
Springhouse Airpark 991 0 110 km



Reservoir Dam Name River Year Distance
Terzaghi Bridge 1960 28 km
Seton Lake Seton Seton Creek 1956 34 km
Lajoie Bridge 1955 64 km
Highland Pukaist 1976 73 km

Nuclear plants

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