VANCOUVER (NEWS 1130) – New numbers from the B.C. Wildfire Co-ordination Centre show the stark difference between the 2017 and 2018 wildfire seasons when compared with this year.
The wildfire service says it responded to 784 fires across B-C in 2019, which scorched almost 21-thousand hectares.
In 2017, the number of hectares burned topped 1.2 million.
And in 2018, B-C recorded almost 21-hundred fires with nearly 1.35 million hectares burned.