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British Columbia Burns: List of all 67 B.C. wildfires

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DH Vancouver Staff Jul 06, 2015 1:13 pm

There are around 67 wildfires burning throughout B.C., causing a smokey haze that is lingering over downtown Vancouver. Here is a comprehensive list of all the blazes that are 10 hectares or more in the province, according to BC Wildfire:

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To view a map of each fire, click on the hyperlink attached to the location.

Coastal Fire Centre

Cougar Creek

  • Discovered: July 1
  • Area burning: 5,000 hectares
  • Status: Active

Elaho

  • Discovered: June 14
  • Area burning: 20,000 hectares
  • Status: Active, 0% contained. Click here for more information.

Boulder Creek

  • Discovered: June 30
  • Area burning: 5,000 hectares
  • Status: Active, 0% contained. Click here for more information.

Old Sechelt Mine

  • Discovered: July 2
  • Area burning: 80 hectares
  • Status: Active, 40% contained. Click here for more information.

2 Miles E of Nanaimo Airport

  • Discovered: July 2
  • Area burning: 18 hectares
  • Status: Active

Dog Mountain

  • Discovered: July 4
  • Area burning: 35 hectares
  • Status: Active. Click here for more information.

Tsulquate River

  • Discovered: July 3
  • Area burning: 17 hectares
  • Status: Active. Click here for more information.

Northwest Fire Centre

Kapella River

  • Discovered: July 3
  • Area burning: 600 hectares
  • Status: Active

Inklin River

  • Discovered: May 19
  • Area burning: 593 hectares
  • Status: Active

Red River

  • Discovered: May 22
  • Area burning: 15,000 hectares
  • Status: Active

King Salmon River Basin

  • Discovered: May 25
  • Area burning: 3,568 hectares
  • Status: Active

Langhorse Mountain

  • Discovered: May 25
  • Area burning: 3,273 hectares
  • Status: Active

Prince George Fire Centre

Little Bobtail Lake Fire

  • Discovered: May 9
  • Area burning: 25,569 hectares
  • Status: Active, 100% contained. Click here for more information.

Manson Creek

  • Discovered: May 25
  • Area burning: 44 hectares
  • Status: Active

Akie M/L

  • Discovered: May 27
  • Area burning: 37.5 hectares
  • Status: Active

Frog River

  • Discovered: June 7
  • Area burning: 200 hectares
  • Status: Active

Gataga River

  • Discovered: July 4
  • Area burning: 500 hectares
  • Status: Active

5 km Noel Road

  • Discovered: May 17
  • Area burning: 15 hectares
  • Status: Active

Sikanni Chief River

  • Discovered: May 27
  • Area burning: 800 hectares
  • Status: Active

15 nm N of Patty Airstrip

  • Discovered: June 24
  • Area burning: 12,000 hectares
  • Status: Active

Silver Lakes

  • Discovered: June 27
  • Area burning: 20 hectares
  • Status: Active

14 miles SE of Prophet River

  • Discovered: July 1
  • Area burning: 15 hectares
  • Status: Active

Klua Lakes

  • Discovered: May 21
  • Area burning: 1,967 hectares
  • Status: Active, 100% contained. Click here for more information.

Toad River

  • Discovered: May 24
  • Area burning: 12 hectares
  • Status: Active

Dunedin River Fire

  • Discovered: May 28
  • Area burning: 18,000 hectares
  • Status: Active, 80% contained. Click here for more information.

South Shakilie River

  • Discovered: May 28
  • Area burning: 298.4 hectares
  • Status: Active

Wadin Creek

  • Discovered: May 29
  • Area burning: 38,070 hectares
  • Status: Active

Bulwell Creek

  • Discovered: May 30
  • Area burning: 304 hectares
  • Status: Active

Thetlaandoa Creek

  • Discovered: May 30
  • Area burning: 946.7 hectares
  • Status: Active, 90% contained. Click here for more information.

8 Mile Creek

  • Discovered: June 6
  • Area burning: 200 hectares
  • Status: Active

South of Halden Creek

  • Discovered: June 10
  • Area burning: 57 hectares
  • Status: Active

15 SW of Helmut

  • Discovered: June 23
  • Area burning: 237 hectares
  • Status: Active

Petitot River Fire

  • Discovered: June 23
  • Area burning: 3,348 hectares
  • Status: Active. Click here for more information.

12 km west of Smith River

  • Discovered: June 24
  • Area burning: 366 hectares
  • Status: Active

14km SW of July Lake

  • Discovered: June 25
  • Area burning: 2,220 hectares
  • Status: Active

South of Kli Creek

  • Discovered: June 25
  • Area burning: 1,280 hectares
  • Status: Active

9km North of Kli Creek

  • Discovered: June 25
  • Area burning: 13,400 hectares
  • Status: Active

4 km N of Petitot River on Alberta Border

  • Discovered: June 25
  • Area burning: 21,270 hectares
  • Status: Active

23 nautical miles N of Ft Nelson

  • Discovered: June 25
  • Area burning: 1,047 hectares
  • Status: Active

BC/AB Border East of Shekillie River

  • Discovered: June 28
  • Area burning: 2,000 hectares
  • Status: Active

Mount Bigfoot

  • Discovered: June 28
  • Area burning: 415 hectares
  • Status: Active. Click here for more information.

Akue Creek wildfire

  • Discovered: July 1
  • Area burning: 880 hectares
  • Status: Active. Click here for more information.

Sahtaneh River

  • Discovered: June 29
  • Area burning: 1,400 hectares
  • Status: Active

6km E of June Lake

  • Discovered: July 1
  • Area burning: 3,041 hectares
  • Status: Active

7 miles East of Clark Lake

  • Discovered: July 1
  • Area burning: 36 hecatres
  • Status: Active

7km west of confluence of Liard and Beaver River

  • Discovered: July 1
  • Area burning: 2,380 hectares
  • Status: Active

2 km West of Beaver River

  • Discovered: July 1
  • Area burning: 30 hectares
  • Status: Active

5 miles east of Elk Mountain

  • Discovered: July 3
  • Area burning: 475 hectares
  • Status: Active

Big Beaver Creek

  • Discovered: July 5
  • Area burning: 120 hectares
  • Status: Active. Click here for more information.

Southeast Fire Centre

East of Lake Koocanusa

  • Discovered: July 4
  • Area burning: 140 hectares
  • Status: Active, 25% contained. Click here for more information.

Harrogate

  • Discovered: July 4
  • Area burning: 54 hectares
  • Status: Active. Click here for more information.

Bush River FSR 87km

  • Discovered: June 13
  • Area burning: 60 hectares
  • Status: Active

Fullmer Creek

  • Discovered: July 4
  • Area burning: 65 hectares
  • Status: Active

Hidden Creek #1

  • Discovered: July 5
  • Area burning: 20 hectares
  • Status: Active

Westbridge

  • Discovered: June 28
  • Area burning: 26 hectares
  • Status: Active, 100% contained. Click here for more information.

Sitkum Creek

  • Disocovered: July 4
  • Area burning: 300 hectares
  • Status: Active. Click here for more information.

Kamloops Fire Centre

Raft River

  • Discovered: May 12
  • Area burning: 83 hectares
  • Status: Active, 100% contained. Click here for more information.

Venables Valley

  • Discovered: July 4
  • Area burning: 30 hectares
  • Status: Active, 0% contained. Click here for more information.

E of Parky Mountain

  • Discovered: July 4
  • Area burning: 25 hectares
  • Status: Active, 0% contained. Click here for more information.

Hunter Creek

  • Discovered: June 27
  • Area burning: 70 hectares
  • Status: Active

Rancher Creek 3

  • Discovered: June 28
  • Area burning: 20 hectares
  • Status: Active

Newby Lake

  • Discovered: July 2
  • Area burning: 588 hectares
  • Status: Active, 0% contained. Click here for more information.

Huckleberry

  • Discovered: July 3
  • Area burning: 55 hectares
  • Status: Active, 100% contained. Click here for more information.

24 km Ashnola Rd

  • Discovered: July 4
  • Area burning: 100 hecatres
  • Status: Active, 0% contained. Click here for more information.

Cisco Road

  • Discovered: June 11
  • Area burning: 2,174 hectares
  • Status: Active, 95% contained. Click here for more information.

Cariboo Fire Centre

17 Km South of Sheep Creek

  • Discovered: June 30
  • Area burning: 24.8 hectares
  • Status: Active
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