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By the numbers: northern Sask. forest fires, July 11

July 13, 2015

By: CBC News

Wildfire numbers:

Canadian Armed Forces members on the ground, fighting fires:

360

Evacuees staying in Cold Lake, Alta.:

758

Kilometres to drive from La Ronge, to Prince Albert, to Cold Lake:

654

Total evacuees receiving support from Saskatchewan Ministry of Social Services:

9,005

Active fires burning:

122

Year-to-date fires:

611

Total number of fires in 2014:

220

Fires per month, over six months, in 2015:

101.83

Fires per month, over twelve months, in 2014:

18.3

Total structures burned by the fires to date:

66

Size of the Egg fire, now merged with the Eli fire, 1.5 kilometres west of La Ronge:

95,000 hectares

Size of the Philion fire, east of Weyakwin:

105,000 hectares

Size of the Senyk fire, 2 kilometres west of Pinehouse:

81,000 hectares

Size of Prince Albert National Park:

387,400 hectares

By: CBC News

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