Visit the government of Canada's coordinated Wildfire page for information on the emergency response, support and health measures for current wildfire events across Canada.


In Canada, wildfires or forest fires are common in forested and grassland regions from May to September, which can cause extensive damage and put lives in danger. Find information here on how you can be better prepared for wildfires.


What to do

Before a wildfire

Be sure to protect your home, educate your household, and prepare yourself in the event of a wildfire.

During a wildfire

Find out what to do and not to do if a wildfire is approaching your region.

After a wildfire

Stay calm and assess the situation. Remember that you may encounter dangerous situations like downed power lines.

Where to start

You can protect members of your household and your property by learning more about wildfires and by taking proper precautions. Make sure that your household has prepared an:


Stay informed

Access wildfire information shared by province and territories.

Canadian Wildland Fire Information System

Find detailed information about wildfire conditions across Canada.

Wildfire Warning System

Find up-to-date information on active wildfires and more.

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