BC wildfires by the numbers

Evacuation Order Issued For Williams Lake

Evacuation Order Issued For Williams Lake

The fires have forced nearly 40,000 people from their homes in British Columbia and the response is stretching local resources.

Further to the south, fire crews equipped with aircraft in the USA state of California were making steady progress against 11 active blazes fueled by searing temperatures and high winds.

The military has sent two planes and five helicopters to help with evacuations and transportation for first responders, according to the Department of National Defence.

Almost 37,000 British Columbia residents have been evacuated from their homes because of roughly 160 wildfires burning across the Canadian province, authorities said.

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Among the Australians being deployed is the Northern Territory Fire, Rescue and Emergency Services' District Officer David Letheby.

The fires in British Columbia are burning across an area ranging from 150 km to 350 km north-east of Vancouver and have affected public utilities and industries including timber and mining.

No casualties have been reported.

Fire Information Officer Ellie Dupont said the fire went through several municipalities but was not able to say how many buildings had been destroyed.

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"In a few cases, it is because we had amalgamated some of these fires together", he said.

With hot and dry conditions to persist for the foreseeable future, firefighters won't be able to depend on the weather for reprieve while battling the more than 160 active fires now burning.

Dozens of Australian firefighters are jetting to Canada today to assist with out-of-control wildfires burning in British Columbia.

The local government has also announced that $100 million in funding will be provided to the Canadian Red Cross to assist in solving the crisis.

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