Canada is in full fire emergency. We’re talking about hundreds of fires that destroyed vegetation, infrastructure, businesses and private homes. More than 1,000 wildfires are now raging across the country from east to west, of which more than 230 are in the Northwest Territories and more than 370 are on the west coast of British Columbia, where evacuation orders were issued Thursday in West Kelowna in the south-central part of the state. . . Tens of thousands of people were ordered to evacuate.
About 14 million hectares of land burned in Canada this year. In the past few hours, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has met with government officials and ministers to assess the stability of the infrastructure.
The sky in Canada has turned red. All cities in the northwest of the country are being evacuated. 20,000 Yellowknife residents are expected to leave their homes this weekend. A state of emergency was declared due to forest fires. 165,000 hectares… pic.twitter.com/M5p32qqnXv
— Gianluca (@Gianl1974) 18 August 2023
Images of Canada engulfed in flames are multiplying on social networks. During the day the sky is red and in the evening the flames pierce the darkness. Tongues of fire envelop everything.
Some new images and information of the Kewlona fires are emerging! 🔥🚨
Flames up to 100 feet high,
There are 2 new fires and the fire is spreading fast. stay safe 🙏
— REAL GUIDE (@Truthpole) 18 August 2023
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