Canadian wildfire map. The information maps and data services available through the canadian wildland fire information system are approximations based on available data and may not show the most current fire situation. Depending on the type of vegetation present a wildfire can also be classified more specifically as a brush fire bushfire desert fire forest fire grass fire hill fire peat fire vegetation fire or veld fire. Put your project on the map. Canadian versions of nfpas public education resources and materials include metric measurements canadian spellings canadian data and french canadian translations when available.
The information maps and data services available through the canadian wildland fire information system are approximations based on available data and may not show the most current fire situation. The question weighing most heavily on the mind of most fire evacuees is. This collaborative map product is in development and should not be relied upon for fire management operations this map is produced daily by combining the fire danger products produced for canada and mexico through the canadian wildfire information system and the fire danger from the us wildland fire assessment system wfas. A wildfire or wildland fire is a fire in an area of combustible vegetation occurring in rural areas.
Demonstrate your commitment to wildfire preparedness by adding your project to the nationwide event map. Vancouver inhaling smoke from a wildfire can be equal to smoking a couple of packs of cigarettes a day depending on its thickness says a researcher studying wildfires in western canada. The royal canadian geographical society is dedicated to making canada better known to canadians and the world.