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Sixty-two wildfires currently burning in the province

There are currently 62 active wildfires in the province. Of these 62 active incidents, 91 per cent are under control or being held. Only five active incidents remain out of control. While all six regional fire centres are experiencing wildfire activity, the majority of active fires, and all current wildfires of note, are in the Prince George Fire Centre.

Alberta is current experiencing catastrophic wildfire activity. A 16-person BC Wildfire Service Incident Management Team has been deployed to Alberta to assist with response efforts. Structure protection crews, a structure protection specialist and structure protection units have also been deployed.

In addition to wildfire response in B.C. and Alberta, the BC Wildfire Service is also supporting flood response in the southern interior and Grand Forks area.

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