Forest Fire (5376 ha) in Canada 29 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 1014528
Countries: Canada
Start Date - Last detection*: 29 May 2023 - 29 May 2023
Duration (days): 0
People affected: 0 in the burned area
Burned area: 5376 ha
More Info: Global Wildfire Information System

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


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Wildfire in Jackson Township, Ocean County 100% contained The cause of ... 2023-06-08T00:07+0200.

WILDFIRE UPDATE: Glory Wildfire - East Commodore Blvd - Jackson Twp, Ocean County At 3:00 pm Wed, June 7, the New Jersey Forest Fire Service reached 100% containment of a 82-acre wildland-urban interface wildfire in the area of E Commodore
Photos: Canadian wildfires bring smoke, low air quality to eastern US2023-06-08T00:04+0200.

The ongoing wildfires in Canada continue to fill a large swath of the eastern United States with smoke and poor air quality. In New York City, a cough-inducing, yellow-orange haze has created hazardous air-quality conditions caused by smoke
Wildfire smoke costs U.S. workers more than $100 billion a year in pay ... 2023-06-07T23:49+0200.

With the smoke from enveloping much of the U.S. Northeast, public schools in New York City and Washington, D.C., , some companies told employees to work from home and professional baseball teams scrapped games. Such disruptions in ordinary
Wildfire smoke from Canada delays New York, Philadelphia flights2023-06-07T23:41+0200.

Some flights into the New York City area and Philadelphia on Wednesday were delayed and others briefly halted because of reduced visibility from The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) was slowing traffic but lifted a groundstop on flight

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