Ministry of Forests, Lands and Natural Resource Operations - Wildfire Management Branch

Fire Locations 2002


Listing of all wildfires 5 hectares and larger.

Coastal Fire Centre
Fire # Latitude Longitude Discovered Size (ha) Geographic
V50072 50 49.300 124 57.300 13 Jun 2002 35     Bear Bay Bute Inlet
V10177 49 01.485 121 38.266 15 Jul 2002 7     Slesse Creek
V60201 48 25.648 123 43.019 21 Jul 2002 8     Sooke Potholes Park
V70205 49 04.120 123 56.730 22 Jul 2002 6     Nanaimo River Rd / McDonalds Rd
V10419 49 15.178 121 59.197 24 Aug 2002 7     East of Harrison Bay / North of Hwy 7
V60513 48 45.575 123 35.723 03 Sep 2002 20     Maple Bay, North side of Cowichan Bay
V70535 49 14.800 125 13.500 20 Sep 2002 15     Upper Nahmint - Weyerhaueser Pile Burn R02-V3509
V50562 50 13.300 124 57.000 13 Oct 2002 21     Redonda Island
V30567 50 26.000 122 19.000 18 Oct 2002 10     Haylmore Creek
VA0569 51 37.000 126 18.000 16 Oct 2002 5     Machmell
V10583 49 04.730 121 15.288 31 Oct 2002 24     Silver Skajit
V80588 49 33.017 125 16.130 02 Nov 2002 25     9-10 Km on the Cruickshank M/L w of Comox Lk
V60598 48 38.390 124 18.420 05 Nov 2002 7     Granite Creek, Renfrew
V90600 50 40.955 126 10.001 05 Nov 2002 28     Minstrel Island / Sargeaunts Pass
V90605 51 08.999 126 22.999 03 Dec 2002 10     Vernon Lake


Northwest Fire Centre
Fire # Latitude Longitude Discovered Size (ha) Geographic
R10008 53 56.100 125 39.300 28 Apr 2002 12     Uncha Lake
R40010 55 21.448 127 41.478 28 Apr 2002 8     Kispiox IR
R40025 55 09.779 127 46.649 07 May 2002 18     Carnaby Road - IR #2
R10063 54 17.200 125 03.000 15 Jun 2002 7     Helene Lake
R90079 59 32.219 128 53.585 21 Jun 2002 900     French Creek
R20086 54 07.470 126 21.310 23 Jul 2002 6     FLA16828, CP 471, BLK 002, 36 km Parrot Tr.
R30093 54 57.440 127 11.330 04 Aug 2002 10     North east of reiseter creek


Prince George Fire Centre
Fire # Latitude Longitude Discovered Size (ha) Geographic
G70005 55 38.040 121 34.950 29 Apr 2002 90     Twidell, Wabi Mountain
G40008 53 17.470 124 37.570 29 Apr 2002 35     Yellow Rd/Tatlekus Lake
G60012 55 46.360 124 08.050 30 Apr 2002 33     Strandberg, 1281/2 km Finlay FSR
G10020 53 24.760 122 35.360 01 May 2002 18     Hixon: Thorley Rd.
G40033 54 05.000 124 35.100 07 May 2002 9     Nautley Reserve
G70039 55 35.540 122 26.440 10 May 2002 100     Durney creek
G70043 55 50.700 121 39.800 11 May 2002 35     Boucher Lake Road
G70054 55 39.260 120 33.580 13 May 2002 8     Cutbank
G80055 56 35.300 120 52.410 16 May 2002 150     Murdale Area
G90073 58 51.025 125 02.109 25 May 2002 200     115 Mile Creek Alaska Hwy
G70079 55 39.040 120 37.990 25 May 2002 21     Puggins Mountain Road
G70081 55 37.300 120 34.480 25 May 2002 32     Fellers Heights
G70088 55 55.500 120 19.000 27 May 2002 8     Kilkerran
G70091 55 55.499 121 16.420 27 May 2002 7     Graveyard Creek and Pine River
G70094 55 51.000 120 28.500 30 May 2002 8     Mason Rd.
G90097 58 11.700 123 29.900 31 May 2002 15     S Muskwa River
G90122 58 52.880 121 11.000 05 Jun 2002 8     Kotcho River
G80152 57 45.860 120 14.730 15 Jun 2002 36     Paddy Camp Area
G10154 53 51.057 123 24.378 15 Jun 2002 10     Bednesti Lake
G60155 56 44.196 125 27.500 15 Jun 2002 200     Isola Mountain
G30157 53 24.620 120 19.890 15 Jun 2002 19     Black water/Mcbride
G40158 53 22.000 124 29.000 15 Jun 2002 250     Gray Rd
G40159 53 56.794 123 35.091 15 Jun 2002 8     Cobb Lake
G90160 58 05.049 121 54.553 15 Jun 2002 10     Eskai Creek
G40176 53 20.000 124 23.500 15 Jun 2002 5     2500 Road
G60201 57 25.000 126 09.000 20 Jun 2002 1,923     Mount Bower
G90203 58 55.830 122 54.460 21 Jun 2002 60     McConachie
G30206 53 27.700 120 26.000 22 Jun 2002 62     West Twin Creek
G90208 58 26.290 121 16.340 22 Jun 2002 98     South of Elleh Lake
G30242 53 06.520 120 43.060 12 Jul 2002 35     West of Cariboo River
G70245 54 20.703 120 06.467 13 Jul 2002 7     Narroway River
G40258 53 28.520 124 20.400 23 Jul 2002 6     Lavoyie Lake, 400 m. from rec site
G50261 55 33.080 125 54.564 26 Jul 2002 8     West side of Redslide Mtn.
G30309 53 14.100 120 51.200 28 Aug 2002 15     Wendle Creek (Bowron Lake) Area
G30324 53 19.000 119 39.000 22 Oct 2002 10     34 km's up the Holmes River Drainage
G70326 55 38.690 121 22.670 06 Jan 2002 11     Mount Wartenbe
G70329 55 36.900 120 15.600 07 Jan 2003 64     Tate Creek
G70330 55 23.210 120 42.560 07 Jan 2003 9     Sundown Creek


Kamloops Fire Centre
Fire # Latitude Longitude Discovered Size (ha) Geographic
K60003 50 17.705 121 10.690 10 Apr 2002 20     50 km W of Merritt/Shackan IR
K20031 50 45.074 120 57.149 29 Apr 2002 6     Walachin Ginseng Farm
K20033 50 48.000 121 35.570 30 Apr 2002 17     Upper Hat Creek IR#1
K60038 50 01.486 120 51.813 30 Apr 2002 5     Coldwater Reserve 14 km on the Coldwater Road
K70073 50 50.370 123 17.470 09 Jun 2002 12     36 km Bridge River Main FSR
K70109 50 42.650 122 14.730 05 Jul 2002 1,420     Seton Lake
K40163 50 39.670 118 31.600 22 Jul 2002 32     Hound Creek
K70165 50 42.154 121 55.702 24 Jul 2002 5     Lillooet
K60169 49 16.950 120 17.440 24 Jul 2002 9     Smith Creek #1
K40241 50 11.824 118 17.062 25 Jul 2002 10     Pinnacles
K20270 50 44.517 120 23.744 06 Aug 2002 25     Lac Du Bois
K40296 50 14.487 119 23.209 15 Aug 2002 10     Tronson Road
K30310 50 38.407 119 10.070 18 Aug 2002 5     Grandview Bench
K20348 50 41.333 120 31.433 24 Aug 2002 258     Roper Hill
K30400 50 48.750 119 41.100 28 Aug 2002 116     S of Chase Creek
K50419 49 14.984 119 35.859 29 Aug 2002 7     Willowbrook
K60482 49 03.140 120 38.200 12 Sep 2002 13     Chuwanten Mtn.
K50487 49 15.114 119 57.706 15 Sep 2002 6     Shoemaker Creek
K70523 50 40.642 122 58.838 11 Oct 2002 26     Hurley FSR/Hope Cr
K70526 50 48.170 123 03.180 11 Oct 2002 60     Jamie Creek
K10530 51 45.510 120 28.480 17 Oct 2002 13     TFL 18
K50537 49 27.150 119 41.654 20 Oct 2002 40     Penticton IR #1
K70545 50 34.785 122 08.488 03 Nov 2002 35     Downton Cr.
K70546 50 49.000 122 43.000 05 Nov 2002 20     Truax Cr.
K10548 51 21.368 119 15.355 05 Nov 2002 5     Stukempten
K20550 51 20.370 119 37.410 04 Nov 2002 20     Swail Cutblock #2
K51192 49 08.180 119 44.262 18 Mar 2003 10     N of Cawston/Lower Similkameen IR


Southeast Fire Centre
Fire # Latitude Longitude Discovered Size (ha) Geographic
N20004 50 24.540 115 54.010 15 Apr 2002 7     Windemere reseve
N40005 50 54.360 118 07.480 20 Apr 2002 25     10 mIle S of Revelstoke east side of pondage
N10006 49 39.000 115 42.000 20 Apr 2002 140     ST Mary's Native Reserve
N70007 50 11.000 116 57.000 23 Apr 2002 15     argenta area head of the lake
N20037 51 00.310 116 29.040 13 May 2002 45     chi
N40148 51 49.870 118 05.400 22 Jul 2002 7     windy creek
N50218 50 11.824 118 14.062 25 Jul 2002 10     Pinnacles
N50270 49 56.708 117 26.143 26 Jul 2002 15     Nemo Creek
N50365 49 30.661 117 46.217 20 Aug 2002 50     Airy Mtn
N70576 49 36.724 117 23.979 22 Oct 2002 28     baldface creek


Cariboo Fire Centre
Fire # Latitude Longitude Discovered Size (ha) Geographic
C40003 51 51.109 121 35.560 11 Apr 2002 10     Lac La Hache
C50010 51 56.103 123 08.403 20 Apr 2002 5     Stone Indian Reserve
C50011 52 08.746 123 56.507 20 Apr 2002 5     Redstone IR
C50021 52 27.700 125 17.200 21 Apr 2002 8     Indian Pastures
C50028 52 08.263 124 03.753 23 Apr 2002 6     P Road off YPU Lake Road
C50029 52 26.790 125 13.200 23 Apr 2002 5     500M N of Holtry Crk
C50034 52 24.450 125 14.460 24 Apr 2002 8     300 M S of West Chilcotin FP
C10038 53 12.400 123 01.580 26 Apr 2002 8     Blackwater River
C10047 53 02.693 123 37.020 28 Apr 2002 10     Nazko
C40048 51 16.800 121 40.200 28 Apr 2002 150     Little White Lake
C20049 52 06.649 121 59.467 28 Apr 2002 8     Sugar Cane IR
C50051 51 28.406 123 55.455 28 Apr 2002 20     NW End of Konni Lk
C50057 51 47.000 123 28.000 29 Apr 2002 35     34 Km on Nemiah Valley Road
C10058 53 05.460 123 42.380 29 Apr 2002 35     10km on 6600 Rd Nazko
C50065 51 59.624 123 09.012 30 Apr 2002 6     Anaham IR
C20076 51 47.327 121 56.392 01 May 2002 16     15 Km W of Place Lk
C40077 51 32.000 121 42.000 01 May 2002 6     Gustafson Lake
C50090 52 17.407 123 27.310 02 May 2002 13     Bayliff Lake
C10099 53 07.250 123 07.580 02 May 2002 50     W side of the 1200 rd
C30112 52 21.000 121 39.000 12 May 2002 38     Jessica Lake (Beaver Ridge)
C10139 53 12.270 123 00.430 11 Jun 2002 6     50 Km on Blackwater Rd.
C50150 52 08.600 125 09.200 15 Jun 2002 10     SE Charlotte Lk
C50226 52 17.060 123 52.700 27 Jul 2002 10     23 Km on the Chezacut Rd
C20261 51 58.227 122 41.683 21 Aug 2002 25     Strouse Lake
C30342 52 25.000 120 40.000 28 Aug 2002 5     Teapot Mtn
C50373 52 27.592 125 17.319 03 Oct 2002 10     Indian Pasture - Anahim Lake
C50375 52 02.700 123 08.660 19 Oct 2002 40     Anaham Reserve
C50392 52 07.500 123 50.740 24 Mar 2002 7     7.8 km Redstone FSR