NWT Current Wildfire Situation Report

ENVIRONMENT AND NATURAL RESOURCES

FOREST MANAGEMENT DIVISION

NWT CURRENT WILDFIRE SITUATION REPORT

October 16th, 2017 22:00 hrs MDT
Total Area Affected in Hectares for 2017: 1030254 ha
Total Fires for 2017: 260
To report a wildfire, please call:
1-877-NWT-FIRE (1-877-698-3473)
NOTE: Travellers are advised to check with DOT at 1-800-661-0750 or www.dot.gov.nt.ca for current road conditions.

NEW FIRES IN THE LAST 48 HOURS

In the NWT, No new fires reported in the last 48 hours.

NWT Summary
TOTAL NUMBER OF WILDFIRES and AREA AFFECTED TO DATE

REGION FOUGHT FIRE
Under Control
FOUGHT FIRE
OUT OF CONTROL or BEING HELD
MONITORED
FIRES
OUT TOTAL
FIRES
TOTAL
AREA(ha)
NORTH SLAVE 0 0 0 70 70 102745
SOUTH SLAVE 0 0 0 103 103 711008
SAHTU 0 0 3 37 40 156340
DEH CHO 0 3 5 14 22 14002
INUVIK 0 0 0 25 25 46159
TOTALS 0 3 8 249 260 1030254

SMOKE FORECAST:

Western Canada Smoke Forecast: Blue Sky Forecast for Canada West Blue Sky Forecasts

More information about Blue Sky Smoke Forecasts: Blue Sky West Info (PDF)

More information about the effects of smoke from GNWT Health and Social Services: Heath effects of smoke (PDF)

FOR MORE INFORMATION:

Ms. Judy McLinton, Public Affairs and Communications Manager
Department of Environment and Natural Resources
Telephone (Weekdays): 1-867-873-7645 (Weekends): 1-867-445-2297
Visit our website at: nwtfire.com

To report a forest fire, please call 1-877-NWTFIRE (698-3473)
24 Hours a Day / 7 Days a Week

NOTE: This hotline is for reporting Wildifres Only, for wildfire information Contact Judy McLinton.
This page was compiled by SPARCS Monday 16th of October 2017 10:00:52 PM