By: The Working Forest Staff
The B.C. government provided updated information regarding the 2017 wildfire season, as of Tuesday, Sept. 12.
158: the number of wildfires burning in British Columbia.
1246: the total number of wildfires in the province since April 1, 2017.
1,173,611: number of hectares burned so far this year.
3090: number of firefighters and other personnel currently fighting the fires.
282: number of firefighters and other personnel from out of province
1,422: number of contractors currently fighting fires
106: number of helicopters and planes supporting ground crews.
3,202: number of current evacuees due to wildfires.
Photo: B.C. wildfires earlier this summer.