Saskatchewan

By the numbers: northern Sask. wildfires, July 7

Total area affected by wildfires to date is larger than the total area of Toronto.

All things data for north Saskatchewan's wildfires on July 7

A fire crew battles a blaze in the La Ronge area on northern Saskatchewan. There were 113 forest fires burning in the province on Tuesday, July 7. (Government of Saskatchewan/CP)

Wildfire numbers:

7,320

Evacuees registered with the Ministry of Social Services.

6,636

Are staying in one of Saskatoon, Prince Albert, North Battleford or Regina.

684

Are now in Cold Lake, Alta. 

582

Year to date wildfires in Saskatchewan.

736,000

Hectares of land area they've affected in Saskatchewan.

7,362

That same land area expressed in square kilometres.

7,124

Square kilometre surface area of the Greater Toronto Area (GTA).

5,583,064

Population of the GTA, as of 2011 census data.

1,033,381

Population of Saskatchewan, as of 2011 census data.

404,403

Saskatchewan residents who live outside of metropolitan areas.

13,000

Total evacuees displaced from their homes.

54

Saskatchewan communities under full or partial evacuation orders.

601

Kilometres separating Regina and La Ronge​.

This map shows fire danger risks, as of mid-afternoon CST, Tuesday, July 7, 2015. Compared to the previous week, fire danger risks have become more concentrated. (Canadian Wildland Fire Information System)

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