What to do if evacuatedEvacuees are asked to register with the Canadian Red Cross, even if aid is not required. To register, visit www.redcross.ca or call 1 800 863-6582.
Learn what to do if evacuated
It’s your responsibility to know what the current bans and restrictions are for the use of fire in your area. Serious fines and penalties can result for not adhering to these rules while in the jurisdiction of the BC Wildfire Service.
Evacuees are asked to register with the Canadian Red Cross. To register visit www.redcross.ca or call 1 800 863-6582. When your local or First Nations government has declared it safe for you to return home, there are steps you can take to make this transition easier and safer.
Help keep your family safe by preparing in advance for a potential evacuation alert or order: develop a household plan, put together an emergency kit and connect with your neighbours.
Weather has a significant impact on wildfires – in how they start, how aggressively they spread, and how long they burn. Find out the current fire danger rating in your area and other information about fire weather.
The Canadian Red Cross is supporting the Government of B.C. in providing relief in areas affected by wildfire. A British Columbia Fires Appeal has been opened for Canadians who wish to help those in need.
Wildfire prevention is a shared responsibility. It includes preventing wildfires, FireSmart, and pro-active fuel management across the landbase.
The BC Wildfire Service compiles statistics daily, throughout the fire season. View the latest wildfire statistics to find out how many new wildfires have started and the number of wildfires and hectares burned in B.C. to date.