Currently, 130 wildfires are still burning in British Columbia, with smoke reaching Washington State. August is usually the worst month for wildfires. While some residents have been allowed to return home, others are still being evacuated.
Researchers are working with First Nations communities to understand what happens to Indigenous people during an evacuation.
In Williams Lake, British Columbia, more than 10,000 people are under an evacuation alert. As wildfires rage out of control, firefighters prepare for lightening and high winds to complicate an already dangerous situation.
By Sunday evening, more than 7000 people had been ordered to evacuate to escape wildfires that rage across southern and central British Columbia.