Canadian armed forces have been deployed in western Canada since early May and troops were sent to Nova Scotia, Report informs referring to Reuters.

Help has also come from US, Australia, New Zealand and South Africa, and more help is expected to arrive next week.

Some 30,000 people across Canada are displaced due to forest fires that are burning in nearly all of Canadian provinces.

More than 2.7 million hectares have been scorched so far this year across the country, equal to more than five million football fields, federal Emergency Preparedness Minister Bill Blair has said. That’s more than 10 times the average area typically burned by this time of year over the past decade.

On June 2, Blair said there were 214 fires burning across Canada, 93 out of control.

Some 10,000 residents in coastal Quebec were forced to evacuate homes on June 2 as wildfires engulf more Canadian provinces, in what is emerging as one of the worst starts to the forest fire season.