The ordeal faced by tens of thousands of people in the B.C. Interior forced to flee wildfires is clearly visible in before-and-after images taken from from space.
The images were shot by Planet, a California-based satellite company, at various times in the first two weeks of July, and released to Global News.
1. The Williams Lake airport
A fire near Williams Lake came dangerously close to the airport last week, at one point forcing it to close. On July 15, a satellite saw large areas of forest burned up to the edge of the runway.
WATCH: Smoke from the BC wildfires shut down the airport at Williams Lake on July 11.
2. Boston Flats
WATCH: Dozens of homes have been torched in Boston Flats, British Columbia, as wildfires ripping across the province reduced the community to ashes.
WATCH: Wildfire devastation at Boston Flats
3. Ashcroft Indian Band
WATCH: As a more than 6,000-hectare wildfire continues to burn near Ashcroft, we are learning more about the devastation on the Ashcroft Reserve and the heroes who helped to save area properties.