Forest Fire (7401 ha) in Canada 24 May 2023

Event summary

This forest fire can have a low humanitarian impact based on the and the affected population and their vulnerability.

GDACS ID WF 1014449
Countries: Canada
Start Date - Last detection*: 24 May 2023 - 27 May 2023
Duration (days): 3
People affected: 0 in the burned area
Burned area: 7401 ha
More Info: Global Wildfire Information System

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


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Wildfire risk for most of Nova Scotia expected to remain unusually hig ... 2023-06-05T23:47+0200.

Nova Scotia may not be out of the woods when it comes to fighting wildfires . Although most are now considered under control in the province – with the exception of the blaze raging in Shelburne County, officials are predicting a long seaso
Canada on track for its worst-ever wildfire season2023-06-05T23:35+0200.

OTTAWA (Reuters) – Canada is on track for its worst-ever year of wildfire destruction as warm and dry conditions are forecast to persist through to the end of the summer after an unprecedented start to the fire season, officials said on Mon
Candidates interviewed for vacant seat on London Police Services Board2023-06-05T23:06+0200.

Officials are asking people living around Centennial Lake to evacuate their homes as a forest fire burns in the area west of Calabogie, Ont. An evacuation order has been extended to Wednesday afternoon. AIR QUALITY STATEMENT AIR QUALITY
Canada on track for its worst-ever wildfire season2023-06-05T22:29+0200.

Smoke billows upwards from a planned ignition by firefighters tackling the Donnie Creek Complex wildfire south of Fort Nelson, British Columbia, Canada June 3, 2023. B.C. Wildfire Service/Handout via REUTERS. Smoke billows upwards from a pl

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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: (2), EC-JRC (27), WMO (1), INFORM (2), JRC (1),