British Columbia

B.C. wildfires by the numbers

More than 40,000 people have been ordered out of their homes in a 10-day period.

More than 40,000 people ordered from their homes in 10 days

An onlooker walks along the roadside between Clinton and Kamloops, B.C., on July 15, with smoke from a nearby wildfire billowing in the background. At the time, the village of Clinton was under an evacuation alert. (Tina Lovgreen/CBC)

Thousands of people have been forced to leave their homes as wildfires burn near their communities in B.C. Here's a list of latest numbers for the wildfire situation.

Dry and windy conditions are stoking wildfires in B.C.'s Interior, forcing thousands more to flee to evacuation centres. 2:28

159: Wildfires burning in the province as of Monday at 1 p.m. PT. 17 of those started on Saturday.

More than a dozen: Fires threatening communities.

40,000+ : Evacuees in the province, officials say, including 8,400 forced out of Williams Lake on Saturday.

Williams Lake evacuee Gregory Alphonse left the city on Saturday after an evacuation order was issued. (Tina Lovgreen/CBC)

20,000: British Columbians on evacuation alert.

11: Evacuation centres open across B.C.

Nearly 3,000: Firefighters, including over 450 from out of province

Thousands of crew members are working on the wildfires in B.C., including hundreds from out of province. The Canadian Forces have been called in, too. (BC Wildfire Service)

206: Aircraft fighting the fires.

$90 million: Money B.C. has spent fighting fires.

1,310 square kilometres: Area burned in since April 1

526 square kilometres: The largest fire burning as of Monday morning. It started on property near the Ashcroft Indian Reserve and has burned through several communities.

A dozen homes at the Ashcroft Indian Reserve were destroyed in early July. (Tina Lovgreen/CBC)

With files from CBC News