BC Wildfires Map 1.
By Leighann Bodenchuk, Assistant Editor
In early Aug., British Columbia was placed under a state of emergency with 111 active wildfires burning, including 26 "wildfires of note" (highly visible or posing a threat to public safety), burning about 473,393 hectares (1,169,800 acres) across the province. Around 7,000 people were displaced, and these wildfires will affect the region's wildlife.
The highest concentration of wildfires was in the Cariboo region, with 14 wildfires of note....