(Bloomberg) -- More than 300 wildfires in British Columbiahave forced Canadian lumber mills to shut as hot, dry weathersparked blazes across swaths of western Canada and the U.S.

Norbord Inc., the largest North American producer of orientedstrand board used in residential construction, suspended productionat its mill in 100 Mile House in central B.C. but stressed that,for now, the mill is safe.

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