Saskatchewan

By the numbers: northern Sask. forest fires, July 17

All things data for Saskatchewan's northern wildfires.

25 fires put out; active fires down to 112

An aerial view of burned forest north of Prince Albert, Sask. (Liam Richards/Pool)

Wildfire numbers:

25:

Wildfires put out since Thursday, July 16.

5:

New wildfires since Thursday, July 16.

112:

Active wildfires burning as of 11:00 a.m. CST, July 16.

636:

Saskatchewan wildfires to date.

8,748:

Evacuees in care of and receiving support from the Ministry of Social Services.

4,310:

Evacuees staying in Prince Albert.

35,129:

Population of Prince Albert, as of 2011 Canada Census data. 

11:

Communities with fully lifted evacuation orders.

10:

Communities with partially lifted evacuation orders.

The Weyakwin Forest Protection Base. (Liam Richards/Pool)

1,600:

People involved in fire fighting efforts in Saskatchewan.

119:

Military personnel from other provinces and the United States fighting Saskatchewan wildfires.

105,000 hectares:

Size of the Philion fire now burning, uncontained, north and east of Weyakwin. 

14,500 hectares:

Size of Regina. 

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