By the numbers: northern Sask. forest fires, July 18

All things data for Saskatchewan's northern wildfires.

Fire numbers down, more evacuation bans lifted

The skull of an animal, possibly a dog, was among the charred ruins found in parts of Montreal Lake, in northern Saskatchewan, when a forest fire threatened the community. Six homes were lost due to fire. (Dann McKenzie/CBC)

Wildfire numbers:


Decrease in number of burning wildfires, as of Saturday, July 18.


New wildfires since Friday, July 17.


Active wildfires burning as of 10:00 a.m. CST, July 18.


Saskatchewan wildfires to date.

105,000 hectares:

Size of the Philion fire, the largest active wildfire in the province, burning uncontained north and east of Weyakwin.

33,912 hectares:

Size of Regina, Swift Current and Saskatoon combined.


Evacuees staying in Cold Lake, Alta., receiving support from the Ministry of Social Services.


Total evacuees with health concerns staying in hotels, receiving support from the Ministry of Social Services.


Total evacuees receiving support from the Ministry of Social Services. 

A bicycle and car among the debris of damaged property in Montreal Lake. (Chanss Lagaden/CBC)


Communities with fully lifted evacuation orders.


Communities with partially lifted evacuation orders.


Air tanker planes returning to Quebec due to improving wildfire conditions. 


Military personnel planned to be transitioned out from firefighting due to improving wildfire conditions.


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