Forest Fire (28300 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 1014507
Countries: Canada
Start Date - Last detection*: 27 May 2023 - 31 May 2023
Duration (days): 4
People affected: 0 in the burned area
Burned area: 28300 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, 2024. Map produced by EC-JRC.
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Latest media headlines

Articles: 954 | About casualties: 1 | Last hour: 16

Smog stalls military base activities across eastern seaboard2023-06-09T23:56+0200.

The blanket of smog carpeting much of the East Coast derailed training sessions, outings and sporting events at military bases across the region this week. Clouds of thick haze generated by forest fires in Canada wafted southward, polluting
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Smog stalls military base activities across eastern seaboard2023-06-09T23:54+0200.

The blanket of smog carpeting much of the East Coast derailed training sessions, outings and sporting events at military bases across the region this week. Clouds of thick haze generated by forest fires in Canada wafted southward, polluting
...(more)
Air quality improves in Toronto, but smoky skies linger in parts of No ... 2023-06-09T23:54+0200.

Environment Canada had no air quality statements in place for Toronto on Friday but issued several for parts of northeastern Ontario, including North Bay, Sudbury and Timmins, as well as parts of western Quebec. “Those places are still unde
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Smog stalls military base activities across eastern seaboard2023-06-09T23:46+0200.

The blanket of smog carpeting much of the East Coast derailed training sessions, outings and sporting events at military bases across the region this week. Clouds of thick haze generated by forest fires in Canada wafted southward, polluting
...(more)

Estimated casualties (PAGER)

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Exposed population

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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),