The BC Wildfire Service said Monday that 1,181 fires across the province have burned more than 1.393 million hectares to date, — an area about the same size as the Bahamas.. The 2023 figure is nearly 3.5 times larger than the 10-year average.

The BC Wildfire Service said Monday that 1,181 fires across the province have burned more than 1.393 million hectares to date, — an area about the same size as the Bahamas.. The 2023 figure is nearly 3.5 times larger than the 10-year average.