Forest Fire (6711 ha) in Canada 05 Oct 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 1002665
Countries: Canada
Start Date - Last detection*: 05 Oct 2021 - 10 Oct 2021
Duration (days): 5
People affected: 0 in the burned area
Burned area: 6711 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 6711 08 Oct 2021 03:00 GWIS
2 0.5 0 7852 09 Oct 2021 03:00 GWIS
3 0.5 0 8222 10 Oct 2021 03:00 GWIS
4 0.5 0 8387 11 Oct 2021 03:00 GWIS

Exposed population

The forest fire happened in Canada , Province of Saskatchewan (population 1,029,142) .

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

Land Cover area Source
Protected Area 178 ha WDPA

Affected Provinces

Region Province Country Population
Saskatchewan Canada 1 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
Squaw Rapids 317 0 60 km
Hudson Bay YHB 358 Civ. Paved No 5000 66 km



Reservoir Dam Name River Year Distance
Tobin E.B. Campbell Saskatchewan 1962 62 km

Nuclear plants

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