NWT Current Wildfire Situation Report

ENVIRONMENT AND NATURAL RESOURCES

FOREST MANAGEMENT DIVISION

NWT CURRENT WILDFIRE SITUATION REPORT

October 14th, 2018 12:00 hrs MDT
Total Area Affected in Hectares for 2018: 13222 ha
Total Fires for 2018: 57
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 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 8 8 1133
SOUTH SLAVE 0 0 1 9 10 1971
SAHTU 0 0 0 8 8 1232
DEH CHO 0 0 0 27 27 7838
INUVIK 0 0 0 4 4 1049
TOTALS 0 0 1 56 57 13222

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 Sunday 14th of October 2018 12:00:29 PM