About the BC Wildfire Service

Find out how the BC Wildfire Service manages wildfires, learn about the history and governance behind the organization, and get statistics and geospatial data from previous fire seasons.

Fire Centres

The province is divided into six regional fire centres. These are further divided in fire zones. 

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Confronted by an average of 1,600 wildfires each year, highly trained fire crews are successful in containing 94 percent of all wildfires (rank 1-4) in B.C. by 10 am the following day. Find out what goes in to fighting these wildfires.

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Learn about the BC Wildfire's mandate and strategy, and find information on relevant legislation and regulations such as the Wildfire Act and Wildfire Regulation.

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Wildfire History

Read detailed summaries on wildfire seasons from the past decade, and learn about historically significant wildfires that have occurred in B.C. between the 1800s and present day.

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Statistics & Geospatial Data

Find statistics on current and previous wildfire seasons in B.C., including the location and perimeters of past wildfires.

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Review terms commonly used to describe wildfire and fuel management.

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