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Number of Structures Destroyed

Number of Structures Destroyed

Postby Glacier » Sep 5th, 2017, 12:37 pm

Wow, I had idea that Soda Creek was the hardest hit area.

This is just for the Cariboo Regional District, so it doesn't include most of Elephant Hill. And any part of Elephant Hill in the Cariboo is still too active to assess.

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Re: Number of Structures Destroyed

Postby GordonH » Sep 5th, 2017, 1:13 pm

2017 total Province wide structures lost to wildfire is going to be large number.
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Re: Number of Structures Destroyed

Postby RustyCrayon » Sep 5th, 2017, 2:32 pm

No mention of the homes lost in the Okanagan Centre fire.
I think there were 8 and 1 out building.

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Re: Number of Structures Destroyed

Postby Hassel99 » Sep 5th, 2017, 3:22 pm

RustyCrayon wrote:No mention of the homes lost in the Okanagan Centre fire.
I think there were 8 and 1 out building.



That Chart is only for the Caribou regional district. Hence Glaciers comments about it not including Elephant hill.

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Re: Number of Structures Destroyed

Postby GordonH » Sep 5th, 2017, 3:24 pm

^^^ beat me to it Hassel99
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Re: Number of Structures Destroyed

Postby RustyCrayon » Sep 5th, 2017, 4:38 pm

Hassel99 wrote:
RustyCrayon wrote:No mention of the homes lost in the Okanagan Centre fire.
I think there were 8 and 1 out building.



That Chart is only for the Caribou regional district. Hence Glaciers comments about it not including Elephant hill.


Missed that part. It would be good to have a chart for all of this season's BC fires.
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Re: Number of Structures Destroyed

Postby Drip_Torch » Sep 6th, 2017, 9:06 pm

The broad strokes:

Chris Duffy with Emergency Management BC said the flames have also burned 431 structures, including 220 homes. While some of the structures were destroyed, others have been damaged, he said.


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Re: Number of Structures Destroyed

Postby Glacier » Sep 7th, 2017, 7:57 am

Why do they keep saying "no end in sight." 20 mm forecast for the Cariboo. That's a lot of rain if you ask me for this time of year. There won't be much if any fire growth after today in any of the major fires.
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Re: Number of Structures Destroyed

Postby gman313 » Sep 7th, 2017, 7:59 am

not so bad didn't Kelowna lose like 300+ and that was one fire in 2003
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Re: Number of Structures Destroyed

Postby Glacier » Sep 7th, 2017, 8:02 am

When Hanceville loses 15 homes, that's like Kelowna losing 30,000 homes (when you scale for population). Also, losing the only restaurant in town is a significant loss.
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Re: Number of Structures Destroyed

Postby gman313 » Sep 7th, 2017, 8:05 am

It's to the point it will be cheaper to build a fireguard around every city
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Re: Number of Structures Destroyed

Postby tsayta » Sep 7th, 2017, 8:25 pm

Check this out: estimates are that 53,000,000 cubic meters of wood has burned in bc this year. That's enough to build 750,000 new 2,400 square foot homes. Incredible!
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Re: Number of Structures Destroyed

Postby Glacier » Sep 12th, 2017, 1:10 pm

Add in another 215 structures (mostly from Elephant Hill)... https://www.castanet.net/edition/news-s ... htm#206414

That's over 400 structures this year. Another 9 in Lake Country, brings to the preliminary total to 426.
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Re: Number of Structures Destroyed

Postby Drip_Torch » Sep 12th, 2017, 1:16 pm

Wow you're quick.

... and another 1 house and 1 outbuilding in Kaleden.
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