BC Wildfires Information

This page is designed as a single source for Websites and Social Media accounts that can assist the public and evacuees in keeping up to date with any and all information related to the Wild Fires happening in British Columbia during the Summer of 2017.

MediaEmergency Operations Centres (EOC)Government (Federal)Government (Regional)Government (Provincial)Government (Municipal)First Nations Non-Government OrganizationsCommunity Support OrganizationsVolunteer Organizations Evacuee Centres Housing and AccommodationsPets and Animals Medical / Health Services Police ServicesFire Services Utility Services Telecomm Services

BC Wildfire Status – Interactive Map


CTV BC (Website) (Facebook)

CBC Vancouver (Website) (Facebook)

Global BC (Website) (Facebook)

Williams Lake Tribune (Website) (Facebook)

100 Mile House Free Press (Website) (Facebook)

Hope Standard (Website) (Facebook)

Ashcroft Cache Creek Journal (Website) (Facebook)

Emergency Operation Centres

Cariboo Regional District (Website)

Thompson Nicola Regional District (Website)

Okanagan-Similkameen Regional District (Website)

Government (Federal)

Wildfires in British Columbia (Website)

Prime Minister of Canada Statement; BC Wildfires (Website)

GET PREPARED Wildfire information  (Website)

Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada (British Columbia Wildfires 2017 (Website)

NATURAL RESOURCES CANADA & the Canadian Wildland Fire Information System (MAP): (Website)

Canadian Forces OPERATION LENTUS (Website)

Public Heath Agency of Canada (National Emergency Strategic Stockpile) (Website)

Public Safety Canada Notice (Website)

Service Canada Important Notice (Website)

Transport Canada: Flying your drone safely and legally (Website)

Satellite View of Fire and Smoke in BC (Website)

Active Fire Mapping of BC – Google Earth (Website)


Government (Provincial)

Emergency Info BC (Website) (Facebook) (Twitter)

BC WildFire Service (Website) (Facebook) (Twitter)

BC Hazmat (Website) (Facebook)

DriveBC (Website) (Twitter)

Ministry of Transport and Infrastructure (Website) (Facebook)

BC Wildfires Fact Sheet (Website)

Government (Regional)

Cariboo Regional District (Website) (Facebook)

Thompson Nicola Regional District (Website) (Facebook)

Okanagan-Similkameen Regional District (Website) (Facebook)

Government (Municipal)

Williams Lake (Website) (Facebook)

100 Mile House (Website) (Facebook)

Kamloops (Website) (Facebook)

Princeton (Website) (Facebook)

Cache Creek (Website) (Facebook)

Lake Country (Website) (Facebook)

District Of Barriere: (Website) (Facebook)

City of Chilliwack: (Website) (Facebook)

City of Kelowna: (Website) ( Facebook)

Lillooet: (Website) ( Facebook)

District of Logan Lake (Website) (Facebook

City of Merritt: (Website) ( Facebook)

City of Penticton: (Website) ( Facebook)

City of Prince George: (Website) ( Facebook)

Princeton: (Website) ( Facebook)

City of Surrey: (Website) ( Facebook)
City of Vernon: (Website) ( Facebook)

First Nations

 Tk’emlups Te Secwepemc First Nation (Website) (Facebook)
First Nations Health Authority (Website)

N0n-Government Organizations

Red Cross (Website) (Facebook)

Salvation Army (Website) (Facebook)

United Way – Thompson Nicola Cariboo (Website) (Facebook) (Twitter)

Community Support Organizations

Kamloops Food Bank (Website) (Facebook) (Twitter)

Free Meal Services – Kamloops (Website)

Free Meal Service – Prince George (Website)

Guru Nanaks Free Food Langar – Prince George (Website)


Volunteer Organizations


Evacuee Centres


Housing Support

ALL YMCA’s in BC are open to wildfire evacuees. Bring photo ID to shower, rest, or use a drop in program at no cost.

YMCA Kamloops: (Website)

YMCA Kelowna: (Website)

YMCA Prince George: (Website)

YMCA Surrey: (Website)

YMCA Vancouver: (Website)

YMCA Victoria: (Website)

Pets and Animals

BC SPCA – Kamloops (Website) (Facebook) (Twitter)

For Paws Food Banks (Website) (Facebook)
Victoria Humane Society (Website) (Facebook) (Twitter)

Medical – Health Services

BC Air Quality Index (Website)

Police services

BC RCMP (Website)

Fire Services


Utility Services

BC Hydro (Website) (Facebook)

Fortis BC (Website) (Facebook)


Telecomm Services