Forest Fire (26823 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 1014572
Countries: Canada
Start Date - Last detection*: 27 May 2023 - 04 Jun 2023
Duration (days): 8
People affected: 0 in the burned area
Burned area: 26823 ha
More Info: Global Wildfire Information System

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


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Articles: 991 | About casualties: 2 | Last hour: 3

Forest fires force the interruption of the activities of some forester ... 2023-06-13T23:27+0200.

In Quebec, forestry activity is disrupted by forest fires. (File photo) Forest fires across Canada are forcing some forestry companies to suspend operations, particularly in Quebec. According to the President and CEO of the Forest Products
Forest fires prompt air quality statements for parts of northwestern O ... 2023-06-13T22:51+0200.

Air quality statements have been issued for some parts of northwestern Ontario as Canada's worst forest fire season of the 21st century continues. ......
Forest fires prompt air quality statements for parts of northwestern O ... 2023-06-13T21:53+0200.

A water bomber battles a forest fire in northwestern Ontario in this file photo. Smoke from fires has prompted Environment Canada to issue air quality statements for some parts of the region. (Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources and Fores
Wildfires: Firefighters from EU head to Canada to battle flames2023-06-13T21:05+0200.

A battalion of practically 350 firefighters from the European Union will quickly be on the bottom in Quebec to assist their Canadian counterparts sort out a devastating and unprecedented wildfire season. 100 and 9 fireplace crews from Franc

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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),