Forest Fire (14823 ha) in Canada 25 May 2023

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 1014544
Countries: Canada
Start Date - Last detection*: 25 May 2023 - 01 Jun 2023
Duration (days): 7
People affected: 0 in the burned area
Burned area: 14823 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 10297 30 May 2023 08:00 GWIS
2 0.5 0 14318 31 May 2023 08:00 GWIS
3 0.5 0 14823 01 Jun 2023 08:00 GWIS

Fires Joined

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Exposed population

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

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

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
Patuanak 435 0 20 km
Buffalo Narrows YVT 434 Civ. Paved Yes 5000 28 km
Ile-a-la-Crosse 425 0 53 km
Beauval 434 0 97 km



Nuclear plants

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