Forest Fire (71687 ha) in Canada 27 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 1014503
Countries: Canada
Start Date - Last detection*: 27 May 2023 - 02 Jun 2023
Duration (days): 6
People affected: 0 in the burned area
Burned area: 71687 ha
More Info: Global Wildfire Information System

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


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Detailed event map. European Union, 2023. Map produced by EC-JRC.
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Articles: 1019 | XAbout casualties: 2 | Last hour: 0

Wildfires in Canada, Kazakhstan intensify, kill 142023-06-11T20:32+0200.

This June 8, 2023, handout still image from a video by British Columbia Wildfire Service, shows an aerial view of the West Kiskatinaw River wildfire located 10kms (6 miles) east of Tumbler Ridge, Canada. Dozens of fires are still burning in
Thirsty Great Lakes region receiving first beneficial rain in weeks be ... 2023-06-11T20:25+0200.

Scenes across New York City are seen on June 7, 2023, amid hazy conditions due to smoke from the Canadian wildfires. People in the city other areas are expected to have another day of bad air Thursday due to smoke from the Canadian wildfire
Live wildfire updates in Canada for June 11: Fires continue to rage ac ... 2023-06-11T20:06+0200.

The latest on wildfires and wildfire smoke in Canada Globe Staff. The Canadian Interagency Forest Fire Centre said there were 431 fires burning on Thursday in nine provinces and two territories. That was down from 441 Wednesday, with Quebec
Wildfire roundup: What you need to know about blazes burning across Ca ... 2023-06-11T20:01+0200.

Wildfires are burning dangerously close to a central Albertan town in what federal officials say is an "unprecedented" fire season across Canada. Here's a look at developments Sunday: Fire chews through transmission towers near Edson. Alber

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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),